Frank Hayes (cricketer)

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Frank Hayes
Personal information
Full name Frank Charles Hayes
Born (1946-12-06) 6 December 1946 (age 71)
Preston, Lancashire, England
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm medium
Role Batsman
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 458) 26 July 1973 v West Indies
Last Test 27 July 1976 v West Indies
ODI debut (cap 18) 18 July 1973 v New Zealand
Last ODI 18 June 1978 v Australia
Domestic team information
Years Team
1970–1984 Lancashire
1971–1978 Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC)
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODIs FC LA
Matches 9 6 272 232
Runs scored 244 128 13,018 4,857
Batting average 15.25 25.60 35.86 25.97
100s/50s 1/– –/1 23/67 1/24
Top score 106* 52 187 102
Balls bowled 50
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 7/– –/– 176/– 57/–
Source: CricketArchive, 27 December 2008

Frank Charles Hayes (born 6 December 1946, Preston, Lancashire)[1] is a former English cricketer, who played in nine Tests and six ODIs from 1973 to 1976. He made an unbeaten 106 in his first Test appearance, becoming the thirteenth man to score a century on debut for England,[2] but in eight further Tests (all against the West Indies) his highest score was a mere 29.

For Lancashire he had more success. He made 94 on his first-class debut in the 1970 season, seven years later hit Malcolm Nash for 34 runs in an over (6-4-6-6-6-6) and captained the Lancashire side from 1978 to 1980. He retired in 1984.

Hayes was until recently director of cricket at Oakham School.


  1. ^ Bateman, Colin (1993). If The Cap Fits. Tony Williams Publications. p. 85. ISBN 1-869833-21-X.
  2. ^ "Cook comes to the boil". BBC Sport. 2006-03-04. Retrieved 2009-10-09.

External links

  • CricketArchive stats
  • Cricinfo player profile
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