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Hubert Doggart      

Full name George Hubert Graham Doggart

Born July 18, 1925, Earl's Court, Kensington, London

Current age 89 years 63 days

Major teams England, Cambridge University, Sussex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Relation Father - AG Doggart

George Hubert Graham Doggart
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 2 4 0 76 29 19.00 0 0 0 3 0
First-class 210 347 28 10054 219* 31.51 20 50 199 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 210 4412 2057 60 4/50 34.28 2.79 73.5 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v West Indies at Manchester, Jun 8-12, 1950 scorecard
Last Test England v West Indies at Lord's, Jun 24-29, 1950 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1948-1961
Profile

Hubert Doggart was a stylish middle-order batsman who looked to have a sparkling career ahead of him when he burst onto the scene at Cambridge in the late 1940s. He made 215 not out on his first-class debut, against Lancashire, in 1948, ending the summer with 1169 runs. In 1949 he scored over 2000 runs for Cambridge and Sussex, averaging over 45. He began 1950 is less impressive form, but nevertheless was picked to play for England against West Indies but struggled against Rahmadhin and Valentine and was dropped. That summer he captained Cambridge - he also represented the university at football, squash, racquets and fives. After leaving Cambridge he became a teacher at Winchester (he subsequently became headmaster at King's School, Bruton). That limited his time for cricket, although he continued to play for Sussex on and off until 1961 (he did find time to captain them in 1954). He later became involved in cricket administration, firstly with the MCC committee, then as MCC President in 1981-82, also serving as president of the Cricket Council.
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1962

Hubert Doggart

Hubert Doggart

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1949

Hubert Doggart (left) and John Dewes celebrate their unbeaten second-wicket stand of 429 for Cambridge against Essex at Fenners in 1949

Hubert Doggart (left) and John Dewes celebrate their unbeaten second-wicket stand of 429 for Cambridge against Essex at Fenners in 1949

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