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Geoff Hurst      

Full name Sir Geoffrey Charles Hurst

Born December 8, 1941, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire

Current age 75 years 111 days

Major teams Essex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 1 2 1 0 0* 0.00 0 0 0 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1962 - 1962
Profile

Geoff Hurst, famously the only footballer to score at hat-trick in a World Cup final at Wembley in 1966 also played one County Championship game for Essex in 1962. He was an outstanding fielder, and occasional wicket-keeper, however his footballing commitments meant that he was restricted to only one first-class cricket match. He later recalled that the first time he played alongside Bobby Moore was for an Essex school's cricket team.
Martin Williamson

Latest Photos

Jul 18, 2010

Geoff Hurst faces up to a football, July 23, 1980

Geoff Hurst faces up to a football

© Hulton Archive

Notes

Knighted for services to football 1998

Country Fixtures Country Results
Cambs MCCU v Notts at Cambridge - Mar 28-30
Notts 339 Cambs MCCU 8/0 (4 ov)
Glamorgan v Cardiff MCCU at Cardiff - Mar 28-30
Glamorgan 122/1 (35.4 ov)
Gloucs v Durham MCCU at Bristol - Mar 28-30
Gloucs 292/3 (76 ov)
Kent v Lds-Brd MCCU at Canterbury - Mar 28-30
Kent 370/6 (94 ov)
Leics v Lbroug MCCU at Leicester - Mar 28-30
Leics 194 Lbroug MCCU 20/0 (9.3 ov)
Oxford MCCU v Surrey at Oxford - Mar 28-30
Surrey 335/7d Oxford MCCU 17/0 (7 ov)
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