Peter Roach      

Full name Peter John Roach

Born May 19, 1975, Kew, Melbourne, Victoria

Current age 38 years 334 days

Major teams Victoria

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Peter John Roach
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 25 42 12 829 108* 27.63 1 4 84 2
List A 9 6 1 64 26 12.80 0 0 8 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 25 6 2 0 - - - 2.00 - 0 0 0
List A 9 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut 1995/96
Last First-class Victoria v South Australia at Melbourne, Jan 28-31, 2005 scorecard
List A debut 1995/96
Last List A Victoria v South Australia at Melbourne, Jan 18, 2004 scorecard
Profile

The long-term understudy of Darren Berry, Peter Roach got an extended opportunity in 2004-05 but was replaced by the young Adam Crosthwaite. Roach played seven Pura Cup matches and struggled to contribute with the bat, adding another chapter to his struggles to play state cricket. Roach had an excellent junior career and was in the Australia Under-17 team in the early 1990s and then toured India with the national under-19 team in 1994. He attended the Academy in 1995 and in the next season gained promotion to Victoria's senior team for the first time - at the shock expense of Berry amid a turbulent summer for the Bushrangers. In scoring confident half-centuries in each of his opening two first-class matches, he created an immediate impression during a ten-match stay. From there, though, only a handful of further interstate matches followed.
Cricinfo staff June 2006

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Portrait of Peter Roach, October 2001

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Notes

Australia Under-19s 1993/94

Commonwealth Bank Cricket Academy 1995

Country Fixtures Country Results
1st unofficial Test: Australia A v India A at Brisbane
Jul 6-9, 2014
2nd unofficial Test: Australia A v India A at Brisbane
Jul 13-17, 2014
Australia A v India A at Darwin
Jul 20, 2014
NPS v Sth Africa A at Palmerston
Jul 20, 2014
Australia A v NPS at Darwin
Jul 22, 2014
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