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Richie Robinson      

Full name Richard Daryl Robinson

Born June 8, 1946, East Melbourne, Victoria

Current age 70 years 17 days

Major teams Australia, Victoria

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Richard Daryl Robinson
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 3 6 0 100 34 16.66 246 40.65 0 0 14 0 4 0
ODIs 2 2 0 82 70 41.00 143 57.34 0 1 7 1 3 1
First-class 97 153 33 4776 185 39.80 7 22 289 40
List A 20 19 3 370 70 23.12 0 1 16 7
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 97 30 6 0 - - - 1.20 - 0 0 0
List A 20 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut England v Australia at Lord's, Jun 16-21, 1977 scorecard
Last Test England v Australia at Leeds, Aug 11-15, 1977 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut England v Australia at Birmingham, Jun 4, 1977 scorecard
Last ODI England v Australia at The Oval, Jun 6, 1977 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1971/72 - 1981/82
List A span 1971/72 - 1981/82
Profile

Although he was a wicketkeeper-batsman, Richie Robinson's three Test appearances came on the 1977 tour of England as a specialist batsman (Rod Marsh was the undisputed No. 1 keeper). He had finished top of the Sheffield Shield batting averages in 1976-77, and on the tour as a whole scored 715 runs at 37.63 ( as well as taking more catches than Marsh). But in the Tests he struggled, and with his flaws in his technique exposed by England's seamers, he managed only 100 runs at 16.66. His only international high was a superb 70 in Australia's dramatic Prudential Trophy win at The Oval. Robinson also toured England, again as Marsh's understudy, in 1975. He captained Victoria.
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Latest Photos

Dec 1977

The World Series Cricket Australia team at St Kilda Football ground in Melbourne. Standing (from left): Kerry O'Keeffe, Ray Bright, Wayne Prior, Mick Malone, Ian Davis, Graham McKenzie, Len Pascoe, Rick McCosker, Rod Marsh, Ross Edwards, Dennis Lillee. Sitting: Ashley Mallett, Gary Gilmour, Ian Redpath, Ian Chappell (with bat), Doug Walters, Greg Chappell, Richie Robinson, David Hookes, Max Walker and Bruce Laird, December 1977

The World Series Cricket Australia team at St Kilda Football ground in Melbourne, December 1977

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Apr 8, 1977

Richie Robinson

Richie Robinson

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1977

The WSC Australians pose for a photo at St Kilda Football Ground in 1977, Melbourne, 1977

The WSC Australians pose for a photo at St Kilda Football Ground in 1977

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