Simon Hughes      

Full name Simon Peter Hughes

Born December 20, 1959, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey

Current age 56 years 162 days

Major teams Durham, Middlesex, Northern Transvaal

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Other Commentator, Journalist, Author

Simon Peter Hughes
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 205 226 70 1775 53 11.37 0 1 50 0
List A 202 84 43 476 22* 11.60 0 0 30 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 205 28984 15139 466 7/35 32.48 3.13 62.1 10 0
List A 202 9502 6928 272 5/23 5/23 25.47 4.37 34.9 6 1 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1980 - 1993
List A span 1980 - 1993
Profile

Simon Hughes was a right-arm fast-medium bowler who was a key part of the Middlesex side through the 1980s, although his contributions tended to be overlooked in a side that was packed with internationals. Nevertheless, he won four Championship titles with the county. A graduate of Durham University, he was a natural recruit for them when they gained first-class status in 1992, but like so many of their imports, he was by then past his best.

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Jul 12, 2014

Test Match Special commentators Simon Hughes, Simon Mann, Rahul Dravid and Graeme Swann talk ahead of the start of play, England v India, 1st Investec Test, Trent Bridge, 4th day, July 12, 2014

Test Match Special commentators Simon Hughes, Simon Mann, Rahul Dravid and Graeme Swann talk ahead of the start of play

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Aug 29, 2002

Simon Hughes

Simon Hughes

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Cover image of <i>Who Wants to be a Batsman?</i> by Simon Hughes

Cover image of Who Wants to be a Batsman? by Simon Hughes

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Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Investec Test: England v Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street - May 27-31
England 498/9d Sri Lanka 101 & 312/5 (86.2 ov) (f/o)
Northants v Essex at Northampton - May 28-31
Northants 444 Essex 279/2 (78.2 ov)
Notts v Durham at Nottingham - May 28-31
Notts 534 Durham 198/5 (46.5 ov)
Somerset v Surrey at Taunton - May 28-31
Surrey 264 & 97/7 (55 ov) Somerset 102
Sussex v Derbyshire at Hove - May 28-31
Derbyshire 150 Sussex 346/5 (92 ov)
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 29-Jun 1
Leics 341/9 (98.1 ov)
Middlesex v Hampshire at Northwood - May 29-Jun 1
Middlesex 347/3 (98.4 ov)
Worcs v Gloucs at Worcester - May 29-Jun 1
Worcs 350/8 (97.5 ov)
Yorkshire v Lancashire at Leeds - May 29-Jun 1
Yorkshire 308 (97.1 ov)
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