Chesney Hughes

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Chesney Hughes
Personal information
Full nameChesney Francis Hughes
Born (1991-01-20) 20 January 1991 (age 28)
BowlingSlow left-arm orthodox
Domestic team information
2010–2016Derbyshire (squad no. 22)
2009–presentLeeward Islands
FC debut10 May 2012 Derbyshire v Middlesex
LA debut19 October 2007
West Indies U19 v Jamaica
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 80 83 93
Runs scored 4,441 1,713 1,661
Batting average 32.41 22.53 19.54
100s/50s 10/19 0/12 0/5
Top score 270* 81 65
Balls bowled 1,922 994 684
Wickets 27 22 28
Bowling average 48.03 40.09 31.82
5 wickets in innings 0 1 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a n/a
Best bowling 3/87 5/29 4/23
Catches/stumpings 57/– 22/– 28/–
Source: Cricinfo, 5 October 2017

Chesney Francis Hughes (born 20 January 1991) is a West Indian cricketer who plays for the Leeward Islands cricket team. He was born in Anguilla.

Having held a British passport Hughes signed for Derbyshire in June 2009, he made his List A debut for the side during the 2009 Pro40 League against Warwickshire, scoring 4 runs.

In the early 2010 season Hughes started by scoring 41 on his first-class debut against Middlesex at Lords in May 2010. Two weeks later he reached three figures for the first time in first-class cricket in only his fifth innings of county cricket at the age of 19. The rest of the 2010 season saw Hughes go on to score another century, 156 against Northamptonshire at Chesterfield, and a further three half centuries, one of them being a match winning 96* on a questionable wicket at Bristol.

In total, 2010 saw Hughes amass 784 runs at an average of 41.26 in Championship cricket. In limited overs cricket he scored 422 runs at an average of 35.16.

During the winter months of 2010/11, Hughes played in the Caribbean after he was selected in the Leeward Islands squad.

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