Ian Peebles      

Full name Ian Alexander Ross Peebles

Born January 20, 1908, Aberdeen, Scotland

Died February 28, 1980, Speen, Buckinghamshire (aged 72 years 39 days)

Major teams England, Scotland, Middlesex, Oxford University

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak googly

Ian Alexander Ross Peebles
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 13 17 8 98 26 10.88 0 0 0 5 0
First-class 251 330 101 2213 58 9.66 0 2 172 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 13 20 2882 1391 45 6/63 9/227 30.91 2.89 64.0 4 3 0
First-class 251 42937 19738 923 8/24 21.38 2.75 46.5 62 15
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v England at Johannesburg, Dec 24-27, 1927 scorecard
Last Test England v New Zealand at Manchester, Aug 15-18, 1931 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1927-1948
Profile

Ian Peebles was for a short time one of the most formidable bowlers in the world and one of the few who could make Bradman look fallible. A tall man with a beautifully easy run-up and a high action, which gave him a particularly awkward flight, he bowled leg-breaks and googlies, and in an age of fine leg-spinners he was, for a while, the equal of any.

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Apr 7, 1937

Ian Peebles

Ian Peebles

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1930

Ian Peebles of England and Middlesex, circa 1930

Ian Peebles

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1931

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Worcs at Derby - Aug 31-Sep 3
Derbyshire 356 Worcs 221/6
Durham v Notts at Chester-le-Street - Aug 31-Sep 3
Durham 253 & 196/7 Notts 188
Hampshire v Leics at Southampton - Aug 31-Sep 3
Leics 303 Hampshire 48/0
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - Aug 31-Sep 3
Glamorgan 329 Kent 205/4
Lancashire v Yorkshire at Manchester - Aug 31-Sep 3
Lancashire 278 Yorkshire 396/5
Middlesex v Warwickshire at Lord's - Aug 31-Sep 3
Warwickshire 362/8d
Somerset v Northants at Taunton - Aug 31-Sep 3
Somerset 314 Northants 135/4
Surrey v NZ A at The Oval - Aug 31-Sep 2
Surrey 101 & 72/3 NZ A 211
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