Hugh Smith (cricketer)

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Hugh Smith
Personal information
Full name Hugh Purefoy Smith
Born (1856-10-16)16 October 1856
Lasham, Hampshire, England
Died 9 September 1939(1939-09-09) (aged 82)
Brighton, Sussex, England
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Domestic team information
Years Team
1878 Sussex
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 1
Runs scored 10
Batting average 5.00
100s/50s –/–
Top score 10
Balls bowled 120
Wickets 1
Bowling average 82.00
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 1/82
Catches/stumpings 1/–
Source: Cricinfo, 28 November 2011

Hugh Purefoy Smith (16 October 1856 – 9 September 1939) was an English cricketer. Smith was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace. He was born at Lasham, Hampshire.

Smith made a single first-class appearance for Sussex against Surrey at the County Ground, Hove in 1878.[1] In Surrey's first-innings, he took the wicket of Swainson Akroyd for the cost of 82 runs from 30 overs. In Sussex's first-innings, he was dismissed for 10 runs by Edward Barratt. With Sussex following-on in their second-innings, he was dismissed for a duck by Frederick Johnson.[2] This was his only major appearance for Sussex.

He died at Brighton, Sussex on 9 September 1939.


  1. ^ "First-Class Matches played by Hugh Smith". CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Sussex v Surrey, 1878". CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 November 2011. 

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