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Robin Bailhache      

Full name Robin Carl Bailhache

Born May 4, 1937, Adelaide, South Australia

Current age 78 years 207 days

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Umpiring statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Brisbane, Nov 29-Dec 4, 1974 scorecard
Last Test Australia v West Indies at Perth, Dec 2-6, 1988 scorecard
Test matches 27
Test statistics
ODI debut Australia v England at Melbourne, Jan 1, 1975 scorecard
Last ODI Pakistan v West Indies at Brisbane, Jan 7, 1989 scorecard
ODI matches 27
ODI statistics

Robin Bailhache was one of Australia's leading umpires for more than a decade, standing in 27 Tests and 27 ODIs between 1974-75 and 1988-89. He started young - he was 34 when he made his first-class debut - and within three years was on the Test circuit, standing in all six Ashes Tests in his debut year, all with Tom Brooks. Bailhache once said when umpiring he felt like a duck swimming: nice and quiet and tranquil on top, but underneath his legs were paddling like billy-o. He was elected a Life Member of the Victorian Cricket Association Umpires and Scorers' Association.
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