Darren Robinson      

Full name Darren David John Robinson

Born March 2, 1973, Braintree, Essex

Current age 43 years 63 days

Major teams Essex, Essex 2nd XI, Leicestershire, Leicestershire 2nd XI, Norfolk, Suffolk

Nickname Pies, Pie Shop, Robbo

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Height 5 ft 11 in

Education Tabor High School, Braintree; Chelmsford College of Further Ed.

Darren David John Robinson
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 189 334 16 10489 200 32.98 22 50 157 0
List A 195 186 14 4488 137* 26.09 4 21 51 0
Twenty20 8 8 1 82 41 11.71 77 106.49 0 0 9 0 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 189 348 449 2 1/7 224.50 7.74 174.0 0 0
List A 195 17 26 1 1/7 1/7 26.00 9.17 17.0 0 0 0
Twenty20 8 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut 1993
Last First-class Northamptonshire v Leicestershire at Northampton, Jun 15-18, 2007 scorecard
List A debut 1993
Last List A Warwickshire v Leicestershire at Birmingham, May 20, 2007 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Sussex v Essex at Hove, Jun 21, 2003 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Nottinghamshire v Leicestershire at Nottingham, Jul 4, 2006 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
3, 21 Suffolk v Cumberland Sedbergh 18 Aug 2013 Other
38, 15 Suffolk v Northumb Copdock 4 Aug 2013 Other
64 Norfolk v Northumb Longhirst 18 May 2008 Other OD
14 Leics 2nd XI v Derby 2nd XI Hinckley 28 Jun 2007 Other OD
- Leics v Northants Northampton 15 Jun 2007 FC
2, 12 Leics v Somerset Taunton 6 Jun 2007 FC
0, 7 Leics v Notts Oakham 30 May 2007 FC
13 Leics v Warwickshire Birmingham 20 May 2007 LA
43, 41* Leics v Essex Leicester 16 May 2007 FC
19, 14 Leics v Derbyshire Derby 9 May 2007 FC
Profile

A solid opening batsman firstly for Essex, where he spent 11 seasons, and then for Leicestershire where he was the senior figure in the top order. There was plenty of promise early in Robinson's career, highlighted by an Under-19 tour to Pakistan in 1991-92. However, he never really converted an average of the low 30s into some more significant and has had to settle for a career in the county ranks. It hasn't been without its highlights, including a double century against the touring New Zealanders in 1999 and being part of an opening stand of 247 against the Australians in 2005. Although he was been at Leicestershire during their Twenty20 glories, Robinson rarely slotted into the fast-paced game, playing just six matches in three years. His Championship form remained consistent and he captained the county in four-day cricket when Jeremy Snape stood aside. He was released by Leicestershire at the end of 2007.
Andrew McGlashan September 2007

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Apr 18, 2007

Darren Robinson pulls during Leicestershire's century opening stand, Nottinghamshire v Leicestershire, County Championship, Division Two, Trent Bridge, April 18, 2007

Darren Robinson pulls during Leicestershire's century opening stand

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Aug 1, 2006

Darren Robinson cuts off the back foot, Gloucestershire v Leicestershire, Pro40, Cheltenham, August 1, 2006

Darren Robinson cuts off the back foot

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Jun 10, 2006

Darren Robinson played a lone hand of 106 , Surrey v Leicestershire, The Oval, June 10, 2006

Darren Robinson played a lone hand of 106 and couldn't save Leicestershire from defeat

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Hampshire v Middlesex at Southampton - May 1-4
Hampshire 336 & 76/1 (23 ov) Middlesex 361
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - May 1-4
Glamorgan 260 & 414 Kent 488 & 22/0 (6 ov, target 187)
Northants v Derbyshire at Northampton - May 1-4
Derbyshire 324 Northants 438/7 (117 ov)
Notts v Yorkshire at Nottingham - May 1-4
Notts 261 & 151/5 (60 ov) Yorkshire 290
Somerset v Lancashire at Taunton - May 1-4
Lancashire 493/9d Somerset 313 & 0/0 (1 ov) (f/o)
Surrey v Durham at The Oval - May 1-4
Surrey 457 Durham 543/7 (140 ov)
Sussex v Leics at Hove - May 1-4
Sussex 163 & 113/0 (39 ov) Leics 473/8d
Worcs v Essex at Worcester - May 1-4
Essex 451/9d Worcs 226/5 (72 ov)
Derbyshire v Sussex at Derby
May 8-11, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Essex v Sri Lankans at Chelmsford
May 8-10, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Glamorgan v Worcs at Cardiff
May 8-11, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Kent v Gloucs at Canterbury
May 8-11, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Lancashire v Hampshire at Manchester
May 8-11, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Leics v Northants at Leicester
May 8-11, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Middlesex v Notts at Lord's
May 8-11, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Warwickshire v Somerset at Birmingham
May 8-11, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds
May 8-11, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
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