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Gordon Hurst (cricketer)

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Full name  Gordon Thomas Hurst
Name  Gordon Hurst
1947–1949  Sussex

Batting style  Right-handed
Role  Cricketer
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Born  28 August 1920 (1920-08-28) Kenley, Surrey, England
Died  July 6, 1996, Carshalton, United Kingdom

Bowling style  Right-arm off break

Gordon Thomas Hurst (26 August 1920 – 6 July 1996) was an English cricketer. Hurst was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm off break. He was born at Kenley, Surrey.

Hurst made his first-class debut for Sussex against Cambridge University at Fenner's in 1947. He made eight further first-class appearances for the county, the last of which came against Gloucestershire in the 1949 County Championship. Hurst's role within the Sussex team was a bowler, with him 28 wickets in his nine first-class matches, at an average of 27.14, with best figures of 6/80. He took two five wicket hauls, with his best figures coming against Warwickshire in 1947. With the bat, he scored 27 runs at a batting average of 3.00, with a high score of 9. A shoulder injury limited his appearances while at Sussex.

He died at Carshalton, Surrey, on 6 July 1996.

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