Roger Prideaux      

Full name Roger Malcolm Prideaux

Born July 31, 1939, Chelsea, London

Current age 76 years 277 days

Major teams England, Cambridge University, Kent, Northamptonshire, Orange Free State, Sussex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Relation Wife - RE Westbrook

Roger Malcolm Prideaux
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 3 6 1 102 64 20.40 0 1 0 0 0
First-class 446 808 75 25136 202* 34.29 41 130 301 0
List A 102 99 8 2609 81 28.67 0 18 25 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 3 1 12 0 0 - - - 0.00 - 0 0 0
First-class 446 333 176 3 2/13 58.66 3.17 111.0 0 0
List A 102 20 24 0 - - - 7.20 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v Australia at Leeds, Jul 25-30, 1968 scorecard
Last Test Pakistan v England at Dhaka, Feb 28-Mar 3, 1969 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1958 - 1974/75
List A span 1963 - 1973/74
Profile

Roger Prideaux was a free-scoring right-hand opening batsman who promised much at the start of his career and was ultimately unlucky to play only three times for England. Tall and upright, he won Blues in all three years at Cambridge (1958-60), scoring heavily, but he had to wait until 1968 for his Test debut. Against Australia at Headingley, he scored a excellent 64, but missed the final Test at The Oval through injury. His place was taken by Basil D'Oliveira, triggering a chain of events which led to South Africa being banned. Prideaux was named in the 1968-69 South African tour which never took place, although he retained his place for the first two Tests against Pakistan later that winter - he scored 36 runs in four innings and was dropped. His main county career was at Northamptonshire (he joined after a brief spell with Kent) from 1962 to 1970, leading them in his last four seasons, and he then had three years with Sussex where he batted lower down the order. From 1971-72 he played for Orange Free State in the winter, eventually emigrating to South Africa. His wife, Ruth, coached and managed the England women's side.
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Jan 17, 1999

Croft (centre) with Newlands Cricket Ground curator Christo Erasmu s (right) and former England player Roger Prideaux.

Croft with Christo Eramus and Roger Prideaux.

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Jan 17, 1999

Croft (centre) with Newlands Cricket Ground curator Christo Erasmus (right) and former England player Roger Prideaux.

Croft with Christo Eramus and Roger Prideaux.

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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 224/5 (70.4 ov)
Derbyshire v Sussex at Derby
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Essex v Sri Lankans at Chelmsford
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Glamorgan v Worcs at Cardiff
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Kent v Gloucs at Canterbury
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Lancashire v Hampshire at Manchester
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Leics v Northants at Leicester
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Middlesex v Notts at Lord's
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Warwickshire v Somerset at Birmingham
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Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds
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