Peter Sainsbury      

Full name Peter James Sainsbury

Born June 13, 1934, Chandlers Ford, Hampshire

Died July 12, 2014 (aged 80 years 29 days)

Major teams Hampshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Peter James Sainsbury
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 618 948 197 20176 163 26.86 7 97 617 0
List A 165 130 24 2079 76 19.61 0 5 67 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 618 89896 31777 1316 8/76 24.14 2.12 68.3 36 5
List A 165 7821 4829 202 7/30 7/30 23.90 3.70 38.7 6 1 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1954-1976
List A span 1963-1976
Profile

Peter Sainsbury was one of the finest players never to have played for England, in the estimation of John Arlott. Sainsbury was the only player in Hampshire's history to win two County Championship titles. His 22-year playing career coincided with the club's most prosperous period and he was named a Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1974. Arlott named Sainsbury in the England XI that never was.

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Jun 13, 1974

Ian Botham is helped by Peter Sainsbury after being hit by Andy Roberts, Hampshire v Somerset, Southampton, June 12, 1974

Ian Botham is helped by Peter Sainsbury after being hit by Andy Roberts

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1973

Peter Sainsbury batting

Peter Sainsbury Hampshire Cricketer

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1960

Peter Sainsbury who played for Hampshire for more than two decades

Peter Sainsbury

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Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd Investec Test: England v India at Southampton - Jul 27-31
England won by 266 runs
Group B: Durham v Warwickshire at Gosforth - Jul 31
Durham won by 5 wickets (with 23 balls remaining)
Group A: Gloucs v Hampshire at Bristol - Jul 31
Gloucs won by 35 runs
Group B: Middlesex v Surrey at Lord's - Jul 31
Middlesex won by 6 wickets (with 31 balls remaining)
Northants v NZ A at Northampton - Jul 31
NZ A won by 70 runs (D/L method)
Group B: Somerset v Kent at Taunton - Jul 31
Kent won by 2 runs (D/L method)
Yorkshire v Sri Lanka A at Leeds - Jul 31
Sri Lanka A won by 26 runs
Group A: Essex v Leics at Chelmsford - Jul 31
Leics won by 34 runs
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