Dusty Hare      

Full name William Henry Hare

Born November 29, 1952, Newark, Nottinghamshire

Current age 63 years 183 days

Major teams Nottinghamshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Fielding position Occasional wicketkeeper

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 10 18 4 171 36 12.21 0 0 5 0
List A 7 6 1 58 24 11.60 0 0 3 1
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 10 24 18 0 - - - 4.50 - 0 0 0
List A 7 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1971 - 1977
List A span 1972 - 1975
Profile

Dusty Hare was a right-hand middle-order batsman who played a handful of games for Nottinghamshire between 1971 and 1977 but his career average of 12.21 shows he struggled to make any impression. However, Hare was one of England's best rugby players, making 25 appearances for his country between 1974 and 1984, and for Leicester he was almost an institution, playing 3954 times for the Tigers between 1976 and 1988. When he retired he held the world record for points scored in a first class rugby career (7337). Hare was also a junior county tennis player, and until 2001 was a farmer. However, he sold the business to concentrate on his continuing role at Leicester.
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