Alex Hughes (cricketer)

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Alex Hughes
Personal information
Full name Alex Lloyd Hughes
Born (1991-09-29) 29 September 1991 (age 25)
Wordsley, Staffordshire, England
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Role All-rounder
Domestic team information
Years Team
2009 Staffordshire
2011–present Derbyshire (squad no. 18)
First-class debut 2 August 2013 Derbyshire v Sussex
List A debut 4 June 2012 Derbyshire v Warwickshire
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 33 40 40
Runs scored 1,207 408 353
Batting average 25.14 19.42 14.12
100s/50s 2/4 0/1 0/0
Top score 140 59* 43*
Balls bowled 2,169 1,391 653
Wickets 22 29 19
Bowling average 52.18 41.93 46.31
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a n/a
Best bowling 4/46 3/21 3/23
Catches/stumpings 20/– 14/– 13/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 23 April 2017

Alex Lloyd Hughes (born 29 September 1991) is an English cricketer. Hughes is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm medium pace. He was born in Wordsley, Staffordshire.

Hughes played two matches for Staffordshire in the 2009 Minor Counties Championship against Norfolk and Cumberland.[1] Having played for the Derbyshire Second XI since 2009,[2] Hughes made his full debut for Derbyshire in a Twenty20 match against Yorkshire in the 2011 Friends Provident t20,.[3] scoring an unbeaten 11 runs and bowling three wicket-less overs.[4] Hughes did not feature in any further matches for Derbyshire in the 2011 season.

Hughes made his first class debut against Sussex County Cricket Club at Hove in August 2013. He went on to hit his maiden first class hundred against Northamptonshire in July 2015, scoring 111* in a first innings score of 361. Derbyshire went on to win the match by 7 wickets. At the start of the 2016 season, Hughes deputised as Derbyshire captain in the Natwest T20 blast in place of the injured Wes Durston. On 2 September 2016, Hughes scored his second first class hundred against Gloucestershire, scoring 140 in the second innings of the match.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minor Counties Championship Matches played by Alex Hughes". CricketArchive. Retrieved 26 September 2011. (subscription required (help)). 
  2. ^ "Teams Alex Hughes played for". CricketArchive. Retrieved 26 September 2011. (subscription required (help)). 
  3. ^ "Twenty20 Matches played by Alex Hughes". CricketArchive. Retrieved 26 September 2011. (subscription required (help)). 
  4. ^ "Derbyshire v Yorkshire, 2011 Friends Provident t20". CricketArchive. Retrieved 26 September 2011. (subscription required (help)). 

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