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Merv Hughes is a former Australian professional cricketer. He is married and a father of two.

Relationship Facts of Merv Hughes

Merv Hughes is married to Sue Hughes.
He is father of Two(Scott and Tim).
Merv Hughes is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Merv Hughes?

Merv Hughes is married. He married Sue Hughes, a primary school teacher in 1992.

The couple has been together since then and has two sons, Scott and Tim.

Who is Merv Hughes?

Merv Hughes is a former Australian professional cricketer. He played as a right-arm fast bowler. Furthermore, he represented Australia in 53 Test matches taking 212 wickets to his name.

Moreover, he played 33 One Day Internationals successfully taking 38 wickets.

Merv Hughes: Age, Family, Siblings, Parents, Ethnicity, Nationality

Merv Hughes was born on 23 November 1961 in Euroa, Victoria. Currently, he is 62 years old. Unfortunately, there is no information about his parents or siblings.

Similarly, there is no information about his ethnicity. His nationality is Australian.

In which school did Merv Hughes attend?

Merv began kindergarten while at Apollo Bay and his first year at school came in Euroa. However, there is no information about which college or university he went to.

Merv Hughes: Professional Life, Career

Merv’s career began in 1978–79 when he played district cricket with Footscray. Hughes’s international debut for Australia came against India in 1985–86.

At the WACA Ground in 1988–89, Hughes completed a memorable hat trick that was spread across three separate overs, two innings, and two different days.

First, he took the wicket of Curtly Ambrose with the last ball of his 36th over; ended the West Indies’ first innings in his 37th over by removing Patrick Patterson; and after more than a day, he completed his hat trick by taking the wicket of Gordon Greenidge with the first ball of the Windies’ second innings.

The Australian selectors always thought of Hughes as a Test match cricketer rather than a one-day cricketer.

Moreover, he was generally only selected for the shorter game when another player was injured as a backup.

Merv’s physical presence, unique mustache, significant displays of affection for his fellow players, along with tendency to talk to the opposition in inventively colorful language made him a firm fan favorite.

Moreover, the fans would often imitate his warm-up stretches behind him en masse. Additionally, in England, on his second Ashes tour in 1993, the crowd often chanted “Sumo” when he ran to bowl.

Merv played his last Test match in South Africa’s Cape Town against South Africa in the year 1994.

Currently, he hosts a fishing show named Merv Hughes Fishing.

Merv Hughes: Awards, Nominations

Merv Hughes did not win any awards or nominations in his career as a cricketer.

Merv Hughes: Net Worth, Salary, Income

Hughes’ net worth is still under review. However, according to some notable online souces, Merv has a net worth of around $1 million as of 2023.

Unfortunately, there is no information about his annual salary. His source of income is cricket. However, he has also done small roles in movies or advertisements.

Currently, he is also earning money from his fishing show.

Merv Hughes: Rumors and Controversies, Scandals

Hughes is still popular for his large mustache. Moreover, there were rumors that Hughes had insured it for £200,000.

However, in a 2013 interview with Sky Sports during the 2013 Ashes series, he claimed this rumor was false. Hughes was often criticized for his eating and drinking habits throughout his career.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Merv Hughes is a tall man with a height of around 1.93 m or 6 feet 4 inches. Merv has gained a lot of weight because of his drinking and eating habits.

However, he has not disclosed his current weight. He has brown eyes and his hair color is black.

Is Merv Hughes active on social media?

Merv Hughes is a very active Twitter user. However, he does not have a Facebook or Instagram account. His Twitter has around 13.6k followers.

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