Peter Parfitt      

Full name Peter Howard Parfitt

Born December 8, 1936, Billingford, Fakenham, Norfolk

Current age 78 years 205 days

Major teams England, Middlesex

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Peter Howard Parfitt
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 37 52 6 1882 131* 40.91 7 6 2 42 0
First-class 498 845 104 26924 200* 36.33 58 144 565 0
List A 75 72 3 1506 119 21.82 2 5 17 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 37 22 1326 574 12 2/5 2/19 47.83 2.59 110.5 0 0 0
First-class 498 18385 8401 277 6/45 30.32 2.74 66.3 5 0
List A 75 945 689 34 4/2 4/2 20.26 4.37 27.7 3 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v England at Kolkata, Dec 30, 1961 - Jan 4, 1962 scorecard
Last Test England v Australia at The Oval, Aug 10-16, 1972 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1956 - 1972
List A span 1963 - 1972
Profile

Peter Parfitt was a quick-footed left-hander from Norfolk whose voice could make a taxi-driver turn his head several streets away. He was unlucky to be competing for an England place at a time when their batting - with the likes of Geoff Boycott, John Edrich, Colin Cowdrey, Ken Barrington, Tom Graveney and Basil D'Oliveira on call - was at its strongest since the 1920s. Parfitt, who was also a more than respectable offspinner and a brilliant slip, still scored heavily enough to play 37 Tests, more than half of them on tour. Of his seven England hundreds, four were scored against Pakistan in 1962.
John Thicknesse

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1972

Bob Massie misses out during his 16-wicket haul as a Peter Parfitt edge evades Rod Marsh and Ian Chappell, England v Australia, Lord's , June 1972

Bob Massie misses out during his 16-wicket haul

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1969

Peter Parfitt (Middlesex and England)

Peter Parfitt (Middlesex and England)

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1969

Peter Parfitt (Middlesex and England)

Peter Parfitt (Middlesex and England)

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1963

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Yorkshire at Chester-le-Street - Jun 28-Jul 1
Yorkshire 557/6d Durham 208 & 244/4 (70 ov) (f/o)
Middlesex v Hampshire at Lord's - Jun 28-Jul 1
Hampshire 176 & 195/7 (84 ov) Middlesex 330
Warwickshire v Sussex at Birmingham - Jun 28-Jul 1
Sussex 601/6d Warwickshire 367/5 (122 ov)
Lancashire v Northants at Manchester - Jun 29-Jul 2
Northants 438 Lancashire 257/4 (79 ov)
Notts v Worcs at Nottingham - Jun 29-Jul 2
Notts 240 & 115/3 (38 ov) Worcs 283
Varsity Match: Cambridge U v Oxford Uni at Cambridge - Jun 30-Jul 3
Oxford Uni 156 Cambridge U 99/3 (48 ov)
Essex v Australians at Chelmsford
Jul 1-4, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
South Group: Surrey v Gloucs at The Oval
Jul 1, 2015 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
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