Walter Robins      

Full name Robert Walter Vivian Robins

Born June 3, 1906, Stafford

Died December 12, 1968, St John's Wood, London (aged 62 years 192 days)

Major teams England, Cambridge University, Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Relation Father - VH Robins, Brother - WVH Robins, Son-in-law - KC Came

Robert Walter Vivian Robins
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 19 27 4 612 108 26.60 1 4 0 12 0
First-class 379 565 39 13884 140 26.39 11 73 217 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 19 34 3318 1758 64 6/32 7/68 27.46 3.17 51.8 2 1 0
First-class 379 43215 22580 969 8/69 23.30 3.13 44.5 54 4
Career statistics
Test debut England v South Africa at Lord's, Jun 29-Jul 2, 1929 scorecard
Last Test England v New Zealand at The Oval, Aug 14-17, 1937 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1925-1951
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Wisden obituary
Robert Walter Vivian Robins, who died at his home near Lord's on December 12, aged 62, will live in history as one of the most dynamic all-round cricketers of his time. In three of his four years in the XI at Highgate School he headed both batting and bowling averages, being captain in the last, 1925, when, with an innings of 206 and seven wickets for 54 runs against Aldenham his outstanding performance, he scored 816 runs, average 62.76, and dismissed 60 batsmen for 15.18 runs apiece. He also captained the Highgate football XI. In 1925, while still at school, he made his first appearance for Middlesex, for whom he played irregularly till 1950. In all first-class cricket, he hit 13,490 runs, average 26.45, and took 946 wickets at 23.59 runs each--figures which do not convey his true worth.

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May 27, 1948

Walter Robins

Walter Robins

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Aug 22, 1940

A Pelham Warner XI which played at Lord’s in August 1940. Back: Billy Griffiths, Greville Stevens, Walter Robins, Gubby Allen, Reginald Taylor, Len Hutton. Front: 
George Heane, Bryan Valentine, Freddie Brown, Learie Constantine.

A Pelham Warner XI which played at Lord’s in August 1940

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Jun 25, 1932

The England XII for the Lord's Test of 1932 against India. Back: Eddie Paynter, Wally Hammond, Bill Voce, Bill Bowes, George Paine (12th man),  Les Ames, Percy Holmes: Front: Herbert Sutcliffe, Walter Robins,  Douglas Jardine (captain), Freddie Brown,  Frank Woolley, June 25, 1932

The England XII for the Lord's Test of 1932 against India

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1930
Middlesex captain 1935-1938, 1946-1947, 1950

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