Robin Peterson      

Full name Robin John Peterson

Born August 4, 1979, Port Elizabeth, Cape Province

Current age 34 years 359 days

Major teams South Africa, Cape Cobras, Derbyshire, Eastern Province, Mumbai Indians, Warriors

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Robin John Peterson
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 15 20 3 464 84 27.29 649 71.49 0 3 61 2 9 0
ODIs 77 40 14 545 68 20.96 676 80.62 0 1 51 4 27 0
T20Is 20 11 3 120 34 15.00 109 110.09 0 0 13 2 9 0
First-class 136 205 26 4553 130 25.43 6 18 65 0
List A 206 138 25 2885 101 25.53 1 16 78 0
Twenty20 109 79 15 1044 72* 16.31 942 110.82 0 3 112 19 25 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 15 27 2515 1416 38 5/33 6/94 37.26 3.37 66.1 1 1 0
ODIs 77 72 3193 2604 70 4/12 4/12 37.20 4.89 45.6 2 0 0
T20Is 20 18 335 423 21 3/30 3/30 20.14 7.57 15.9 0 0 0
First-class 136 24485 12422 376 6/67 33.03 3.04 65.1 15 1
List A 206 8589 6686 224 7/24 7/24 29.84 4.67 38.3 4 4 0
Twenty20 109 102 1997 2369 91 3/19 3/19 26.03 7.11 21.9 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Bangladesh v South Africa at Dhaka, May 1-4, 2003 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v Australia at Centurion, Feb 12-15, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v South Africa at Colombo (RPS), Sep 25, 2002 scorecard
Last ODI Pakistan v South Africa at Sharjah, Nov 11, 2013 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut South Africa v Australia at Johannesburg, Feb 24, 2006 scorecard
Last T20I South Africa v Pakistan at Centurion, Mar 3, 2013 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 1998/99
Last First-class Knights v Cape Cobras at Kimberley, Mar 13-16, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 1999/00
Last List A Cape Cobras v Titans at Cape Town, Nov 15, 2013 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Eastern Cape v Western Province Boland at Port Elizabeth, Apr 13, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Kent v Surrey at Canterbury, Jul 25, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/13, 2 Surrey v Kent Canterbury 25 Jul 2014 T20
0/25, 12 Surrey v Middlesex Lord's 24 Jul 2014 T20
23*, 1/28 Surrey v Gloucs Cheltenham 18 Jul 2014 T20
1/15, 2 Surrey v Somerset The Oval 16 Jul 2014 T20
0/26 Surrey v Glamorgan The Oval 11 Jul 2014 T20
0/18 Surrey v Essex Chelmsford 4 Jul 2014 T20
1/22 Surrey v Kent The Oval 2 Jul 2014 T20
1/22 Surrey v Hampshire The Oval 27 Jun 2014 T20
5*, 1/31 Surrey v Glamorgan Cardiff 20 Jun 2014 T20
10, 2/33 Surr 2nd XI v Smrst 2nd XI Taunton 17 Jun 2014 Other OD
Profile

Spin bowlers of genuine potential are a rarity in South Africa, much less the jewels who can hold a bat as well as field with attacking intent. Peterson, a left-arm finger spinner from Eastern Province, fills all three vacancies more than competently. At first glance he seems an overly orthodox slow bowler, but he turns the ball appreciably given help from the pitch and is invariably a tidy operator with a steadily developing understanding of flight. Peterson has also cultivated an unusual delivery that turns into the right-handed batsmen.He was part of the South African Under-19 team that took on Pakistan and England, and he played the Under-19 World Cup in 1998. Peterson made his Test debut in 2003 against Bangladesh, taking five wickets and scored 61. It was in Bangladesh where he took his first five-wicket haul as well, on the 2008 tour.

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Jun 13, 2014

Robin Peterson claimed two wickets in an economical spell, Surrey v Sussex, NatWest T20 Blast, Southern Division, The Oval, June 13, 2014

Robin Peterson claimed two wickets in an economical spell

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Feb 15, 2014

Robin Peterson was bowled by one that kept low, South Africa v Australia, 1st Test, Centurion, 4th day, February 15, 2014

Robin Peterson was bowled by one that kept low

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Feb 14, 2014

Robin Peterson ducks a short ball by Mitchell Johnson, South Africa v Australia, 1st Test, Centurion Park, 3rd day, February 14, 2014

Robin Peterson ducks a short ball by Mitchell Johnson

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Tournament Results
Uva Next v Nagenahira at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 31, 2012
Uva Next won by 19 runs (D/L method)
Nagenahira v K Warriors at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 29, 2012
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
Wayamba U v Uva Next at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 28, 2012
Uva Next won by 20 runs
Uva Next v Nagenahira at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 27, 2012
Nagenahira won by 6 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
Ruhuna Ryls v Wayamba U at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 26, 2012
Wayamba U won by 14 runs
Nagenahira v Uthura at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 26, 2012
Uthura won by 15 runs
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