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Peter Roebuck      

Full name Peter Michael Roebuck

Born March 6, 1956, Oxford

Died November 12, 2011, Southern Sun Hotel, Claremont, Cape Town (aged 55 years 251 days)

Major teams Cambridge University, Devon, Somerset

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Other Coach, Journalist, Author

Education Millfield

Relation Brother - PGP Roebuck

Peter Michael Roebuck
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 335 552 81 17558 221* 37.27 33 93 162 0
List A 298 278 35 7244 120 29.81 5 38 74 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 335 7606 3540 72 6/50 49.16 2.79 105.6 1 0
List A 298 1785 1280 51 4/11 4/11 25.09 4.30 35.0 1 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1974 - 1991
List A span 1975 - 2002
Profile

Millfield and Cambridge educated, Peter Roebuck was an intelligent, complex and often misunderstood person whose ability as an opening batsman was often overshadowed by other events.

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Nov 17, 2011

Peter Roebuck's hat sits on a desk in the press box, South Africa v Australia, 2nd Test, Johannesburg, 1st day, November 17, 2011

Peter Roebuck's hat sits on a desk in the press box at the Wanderers

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Jun 14, 2001

Peter Roebuck, 2001

Peter Roebuck

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2001

Peter Roebuck, 2001

Peter Roebuck

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1988

Country Fixtures Country Results
North Group: Derbyshire v Northants at Derby - Apr 30
Northants 307/7 Derbyshire 155/1 (26.2/50 ov, target 308)
South Group: Essex v Hampshire at Chelmsford - Apr 30
Essex 304/7 Hampshire 139/3 (26.1/50 ov, target 305)
South Group: Glamorgan v Surrey at Cardiff - Apr 30
Glamorgan 239 Surrey 5/0 (1.1/29 ov, target 182)
North Group: Leics v Worcs at Leicester - Apr 30
Worcs 361/8 Leics 177/4 (23.2/50 ov, target 362)
South Group: Middlesex v Gloucs at Lord's - Apr 30
Middlesex 256/9 Gloucs 103/5 (30/50 ov, target 257)
South Group: Sussex v Somerset at Hove - Apr 30
Somerset 303/5 (49/49 ov)
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