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Roger Tolchard      

Full name Roger William Tolchard

Born June 15, 1946, Torquay, Devon

Current age 68 years 109 days

Major teams England, Leicestershire

Nickname Tolly

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Other Umpire

Height 5 ft 9 in

Education Wolborough Hill Prep School; Malvern College

Relation Brother - JG Tolchard, Brother - RC Tolchard, Nephew - RP Twose, Nephew - RG Twose

Roger William Tolchard
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 4 7 2 129 67 25.80 470 27.44 0 1 10 0 5 0
ODIs 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 1 0
First-class 483 680 189 15288 126* 31.13 12 86 914 127
List A 310 276 57 6055 103 27.64 2 28 248 34
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 483 48 34 1 1/4 34.00 4.25 48.0 0 0
List A 310 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut India v England at Kolkata, Jan 1-6, 1977 scorecard
Last Test India v England at Mumbai, Feb 11-16, 1977 scorecard
Test statistics
Only ODI Australia v England at Sydney, Jan 13, 1979 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1965-1983
List A span 1966-1983
Profile

Born in Torquay in 1946, Roger Tolchard made his Leicestershire debut in 1965, winning his county cap just a year later. A middle-order batsman and wicketkeeper, he toured India and Pakistan with the MCC in 1972-73, performing well. A good keeper, he was unfortunate to be a contemporary of Alan Knott and Bob Taylor. His first-class career batting average (31.13) was actually better than Knott's, and there was a suspicion that he could have become a Test-class batsman had he been unfettered by wicketkeeping responsibilities.

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May 11, 1977

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