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Peter Wight      

Full name Peter Bernard Wight

Born June 25, 1930, Georgetown, Demerara, British Guiana

Died December 31, 2015 (aged 85 years 189 days)

Major teams British Guiana, Canterbury, Somerset

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Relation Uncle - CV Wight, Uncle - OS Wight, Brother - HA Wight, Brother - ND Wight, Brother - GL Wight

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 333 590 53 17773 222* 33.09 28 91 203 0
List A 6 6 0 56 38 9.33 0 0 2 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 333 2262 68 6/29 33.26 1 0
List A 6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1950/51 - 1965
List A span 1963 - 1965
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Jun 25, 1961

The Somerset squad in 1961. Back: John Miles Lawrence, Brian Langford, Ken Palmer, T. Tout (scorer), Graham Atkinson, Ken Biddulph, Haydn Sully, Brian Roe. Front: Colin Atkinson, James Geoffrey Lomax, Harold Stephenson, Bill Alley, Peter Wight.

The Somerset squad in 1961

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Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Investec Test: England v Pakistan at Manchester - Jul 22-26
England 589/8d & 173/1d Pakistan 198 & 45/2 (15.2 ov, target 565)
Eng Lions v Sri Lanka A at Canterbury - Jul 25
Eng Lions 245/1 (36/50 ov)
1st Youth Test: England U19 v S Lanka U19 at Cambridge
Jul 26-29, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
North Group: Leics v Lancashire at Leicester
Jul 26, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
South Group: Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton
Jul 26, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
North Group: Warwickshire v Northants at Birmingham
Jul 26, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
South Group: Essex v Glamorgan at Chelmsford
Jul 26, 2016 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
South Group: Hampshire v Kent at Southampton
Jul 26, 2016 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
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