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Robbie Langer      

Full name Robert Samuel Langer

Born October 3, 1948, Subiaco, Perth, Western Australia

Current age 65 years 294 days

Major teams Western Australia

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Relation Nephew - JL Langer

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 44 78 14 2756 150* 43.06 5 18 19 0
List A 15 14 2 338 99* 28.16 0 1 6 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 44 448 195 5 1/14 39.00 2.61 89.6 0 0
List A 15 80 50 2 2/18 2/18 25.00 3.75 40.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1973-1982
List A span 1973-1982
Profile

Robbie Langer was a broad-shouldered aggressive left-hand batsman who had shown excellent form in his first three full seasons, scoring 1657 runs at 50.21. Those runs and the way he made them made him an obvious signing for World Series Cricket in 1977, although he was very much a peripheral character. "My uncle Robbie played World Series Cricket, which in itself added to the joy of this new game," his nephew Justin later recalled. "His involvement meant cricket became more than something we could watch on the television." He continued to score well on his return to the state game and he retired after 1982-83.
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