Richard Hawkey

Richard Bladworth Hawkey (7 August 1923 – 19 March 1991) was an English first-class cricketer and squash player.

Richard Hawkey
Personal information
Full nameRichard Bladworth Hawkey
Born7 August 1923
Teddington, Middlesex, England
Died19 March 1991(1991-03-19) (aged 67)
Hillingdon, Middlesex, England
BowlingRight-arm medium
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 3
Runs scored 42
Batting average 7.00
100s/50s –/–
Top score 13
Balls bowled 288
Wickets 1
Bowling average 139.00
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 1/40
Catches/stumpings -/-
Source: Cricinfo, 25 December 2018

Born at Teddington, Hawkey was educated at Merchant Taylors' School.[1] Going up to the University of Cambridge, Hawkey made his debut in first-class cricket for the Free Foresters against Cambridge University in 1948.[2] The following year he played two first-class matches for Cambridge University against the touring New Zealanders and Warwickshire, both played at Fenner's.[2] He scored 42 runs and took a single wicket across his three first-class matches.[3] Besides playing cricket, he was also an international squash player, representing England.[1] He also wrote a number of coaching books on the subject. He died at Hillingdon in March 1991.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Wisden - Obituaries in 1991". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 2018-12-25.
  2. ^ a b "First-Class Matches played by Richard Hawkey". CricketArchive. Retrieved 2018-12-25.
  3. ^ "Player profile: Richard Hawkey". CricketArchive. Retrieved 2018-12-25.

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