Agent: Julian Alexander
Simon Hughes is an award winning journalist and author, and as the Analyst was an integral part of Channel 4’s cricket coverage (winning the Sports Pundit of the Year Award in 2003). He played county cricket for ten years before pursuing his journalistic career as a columnist for the Independent and Daily Telegraph. He won the 1997 William Hill Sports Book of the Year for A Lot of Hard Yakka, and followed up with another bestseller: Yakking Around the World. Other books include From Minor to Major, Jargonbusting: The Analyst's Guide to Test Cricket, and most recently Morning Everyone. He now commentates for Channel 5 and Test Match Special. Simon's latest books include: And God Created Cricket, and A History of the Ashes in 10 Matches.