Bob Hurst      

Full name Robert Jack Hurst

Born December 29, 1933, Hampton Hill, Middlesex

Died February 10, 1996, Eastbourne, Sussex (aged 62 years 43 days)

Major teams Middlesex

Nickname Bloodnut

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 105 128 56 721 62 10.01 0 1 56 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 105 15122 6189 255 8/65 24.27 2.45 59.3 6 1
Career statistics
First-class span 1954 - 1961
Profile

Bob Hurst was a tall, slow left-arm bowler with a good action, who played 100 matches for Middlesex between 1954 and 1961. Bob Hurst was successful in 1956 and 1957, and received his cap, but was inclined to be short of confidence and never fully established himself at a time when Lord's pitches were becoming less helpful to spin. He returned to club cricket with Teddington, where he was a major force. Hurst was a popular dressing-room figure; his red hair earned him the nickname Bloodnut.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Lancashire v Northants at Manchester - Jun 29-Jul 2
Match drawn
Notts v Worcs at Nottingham - Jun 29-Jul 2
Notts won by 113 runs
Varsity Match: Cambridge U v Oxford Uni at Cambridge - Jun 30-Jul 2
Cambridge U won by 5 wickets
Essex v Australians at Chelmsford - Jul 1-4
Australians 562 Essex 299/3 (68.3 ov)
South Group: Middlesex v Sussex at Lord's - Jul 2
Sussex won by 7 wickets (with 28 balls remaining)
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