|Full name||Herbert Denys Hake OBE|
8 November 1894|
Christchurch, Hampshire, England
|Died||17 April 1975
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
|Relations||Stanley Toyne (Uncle)|
|Domestic team information|
Source: Cricinfo, 12 January 2010
In 1921 Hake played four first-class matces for Cambridge University, with his final first-class match for the University coming against Warwickshire. Hake did not manage to get his Cambridge Blue. During the 1921 season Hake captained Hampshire in a Championship match against Sussex.
From 1920 to 1925 Hake represented Hampshire in 21 first-class matches, where he scored 478 runs at an average of 17.70, with three half centuries and a high score of 94, which came against Leicestershire in 1921. Hake's final first-class match for Hampshire came in the 1925 County Championship against Essex.
After retiring from first-class cricket Hake served firstly as the headmaster of his childhood school, Haileybury. Later Hake moved to Australia, where he served as the headmaster of The King's School in Parramatta, New South Wales from 1939 to 1964. Hake served as the Chairman of Conference of the Headmasters' Conference of the Independent Schools of Australia. During this time Hake was awarded the Order of the British Empire.
Hake died at Sydney, New South Wales on 12 April 1974.