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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

© Martin Williamson

1930

Ian Peebles of England and Middlesex, circa 1930

Ian Peebles

© Getty Images

Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1931

Tour Results
India v England at Dharamsala - Jan 27, 2013
England won by 7 wickets (with 16 balls remaining)
India v England at Mohali - Jan 23, 2013
India won by 5 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
India v England at Ranchi - Jan 19, 2013
India won by 7 wickets (with 131 balls remaining)
India v England at Kochi - Jan 15, 2013
India won by 127 runs
India v England at Rajkot - Jan 11, 2013
England won by 9 runs
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