Daniel Hughes (cricketer)

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Daniel Hughes
Personal information
Full nameDaniel Peter Hughes
Born (1989-02-16) 16 February 1989 (age 30)
BowlingRight-arm medium
RoleOpening Batsman
Domestic team information
2012–presentNew South Wales (squad no. 3)
2012–2013, 2016–presentSydney Sixers (squad no. 16)
2013–2016Sydney Thunder
First-class debut14 March 2013 New South Wales v South Australia
List A debut11 February 2013 New South Wales v Tasmania
Last List A15 October 2017 New South Wales v Victoria
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 33 20 42
Runs scored 2,187 879 1,016
Batting average 39.76 51.70 29.88
100s/50s 5/12 3/5 0/6
Top score 134 122 85
Catches/stumpings 35/- 8/- 16/-
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 21 December 2018

Daniel Peter Hughes (born 16 February 1989) is an Australian first-class cricketer who plays for New South Wales.[1] Hughes has played for New South Wales and made his Twenty20 debut on 26 December 2012 playing for Sydney Sixers against Hobart Hurricanes.[2] He is a left-handed batsman.


Daniel Hughes was the brother of the South Australian Phillip Hughes (30/11/1988-27/11/2014). His parents are Greg and Virginia Hughes.

Domestic career[edit]

2017–18 season[edit]

Hughes played every match for New South Wales in the 2017–18 JLT One-Day Cup. He scored two centuries during the tournament, the first against South Australia in 45-run loss[3] and the second against Queensland. He scored 122, his highest List A score, as part of a 192-run opening partnership with Nic Maddinson, for which he was named man of the match. This was also his fourth consecutive score of 50 or more in the tournament.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Wu, Andrew (3 November 2017). "Ashes 2017: Daniel Hughes' long road from Cowra to cusp of baggy green cap". The Sydney Morning Herald. Archived from the original on 3 June 2018. Retrieved 3 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Daniel Hughes". ESPNcricinfo. Archived from the original on 7 November 2013. Retrieved 17 July 2013.
  3. ^ "Ross equals de Villiers' record in Redbacks win". ESPNcricinfo. 6 October 2017. Archived from the original on 26 October 2017. Retrieved 26 October 2017.
  4. ^ "Hughes ton makes light work of Queensland's 282". ESPNcricinfo. 13 October 2017. Archived from the original on 26 October 2017. Retrieved 26 October 2017.