Hughes, MG

Name: Hughes, Mervyn Gregory
Date of Birth: 23 November 1961
Career: 1979/80 - 1999/2000
Teams: Footscray
Matches: 158
Batting Style: RHB
Bowling Style: Right Arm Fast


The strong, moustachioed paceman from Footscray made himself a vital part of Victorian and Australian teams in the late 80s and early 90s with many whole-hearted performances which won the hearts of fans and the respect of opposition batsmen. Big Merv was one of the great characters of Victorian cricket and continued as skipper of the Bulldogs' seconds until the 2000/01 season.

Innings N.O. Runs Batting Avg High Score 50s 100s
115 36 1287 16.29 84 2  -

Runs Wickets Bowling Avg Best 5wi 10wm Ct/St
5772 306 18.86 6/20 16 53