Simon Hughes      

Full name Simon Peter Hughes

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

Current age 57 years 159 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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May 7, 2006

Mark Nicholas, Richie Benaud and Simon Hughes at the 2006 British Academy Television Awards, London, May 7, 2006

Mark Nicholas, Richie Benaud and Simon Hughes at the 2006 British Academy Television Awards

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Aug 29, 2002

Simon Hughes

Simon Hughes

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Leics at Derby - May 25-28
Leics 619 Derbyshire 532/8 (141 ov)
Essex v Surrey at Chelmsford - May 26-29
Surrey 369 Essex 215/3 (80 ov)
Glamorgan v Durham at Swansea - May 26-29
Durham 342 Glamorgan 225/6 (59 ov)
Kent v Sussex at Tunbridge Wells - May 26-29
Kent 369 & 116/0 (35 ov) Sussex 164
Northants v Worcs at Northampton - May 26-29
Northants 238 & 53/2 (18 ov) Worcs 434
Notts v Gloucs at Nottingham - May 26-29
Notts 430/9d Gloucs 149 & 37/1 (10.3 ov) (f/o)
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - May 26-29
Hampshire 162 & 293 Somerset 197 & 39/0 (10 ov, target 259)
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