He totalled 22,303 runs (average 38.12) in first class cricket. He hit 1,000 runs in a season 14 times; highest was 1,194 (average 47.85) in 1969. He scored 48 centuries; his highest score was 215 v Derbyshire at Derby in 1973.
Although primarily a batsman, Luckhurst was technically an all-rounder. He took 64 wickets (average 42.87) with slow left arm spin (although he batted right-handed). On the rare occasions when he was called upon to bowl in a Test match, it was regarded as an indication that the result of the match was a foregone conclusion. He only took one Test wicket.
He was married twice, to Elaine and Raye, had two sons with Elaine and a stepson. His autobiography is called Boot boy to President.