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Peter Bowler      

Full name Peter Duncan Bowler

Born July 30, 1963, Plymouth, Devon

Current age 53 years 274 days

Major teams Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Somerset, Tasmania

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Peter Duncan Bowler
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 318 542 59 19567 241* 40.51 45 101 232 1
List A 322 314 21 9362 138* 31.95 7 72 119 2
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 318 3302 2051 34 3/25 60.32 3.72 97.1 0 0
List A 322 653 531 13 3/31 3/31 40.84 4.87 50.2 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut 1986
Last First-class Somerset v Yorkshire at Taunton, Sep 10-13, 2004 scorecard
List A debut 1986
Last List A Somerset v Leicestershire at Bath, Jun 13, 2004 scorecard
Profile

A batsman much maligned because for his slow scoring, Devon-born but Australia raised Peter Bowler finished with over 19000 runs at 40.51 in a career which took in three counties and one state.

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Aug 4, 2004

Peter Bowler: intends to retire at the end of the season

Peter Bowler: intends to retire at the end of the season

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Aug 31, 2002

C&G Trophy Final, Somerset v Yorkshire, Lord's, Sat 31 Aug 2002

A fine half century for Peter Bowler at Lord's

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Aug 31, 2002

C&G Trophy Final, Somerset v Yorkshire, Lord's, Sat 31 Aug 2002

Somerset openers Trescothick, left, and Bowler got their team off to a flying start

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Notes

Tasmania First-Class Career Span: 1986-87

Country Fixtures Country Results
North Group: Derbyshire v Northants at Derby - Apr 30
Northants 307/7 Derbyshire 204/1 (32.4/50 ov, target 308)
South Group: Essex v Hampshire at Chelmsford - Apr 30
Essex 304/7 Hampshire 182/4 (32.2/50 ov, target 305)
South Group: Glamorgan v Surrey at Cardiff - Apr 30
Glamorgan 239 Surrey 47/1 (7.2/29 ov, target 182)
North Group: Leics v Worcs at Leicester - Apr 30
Worcs 361/8 Leics 211/5 (31.3/50 ov, target 362)
South Group: Middlesex v Gloucs at Lord's - Apr 30
Middlesex 256/9 Gloucs 142/5 (36.3/50 ov, target 257)
South Group: Sussex v Somerset at Hove - Apr 30
Somerset 303/5 Sussex 29/1 (4.3/25 ov, target 198)
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