Peter Roebuck      

Full name Peter Michael Roebuck

Born March 6, 1956, Oxford

Died November 12, 2011, Southern Sun Hotel, Claremont, Cape Town (aged 55 years 251 days)

Major teams Cambridge University, Devon, Somerset

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Other Coach, Journalist, Author

Education Millfield

Relation Brother - PGP Roebuck

Peter Michael Roebuck
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 335 552 81 17558 221* 37.27 33 93 162 0
List A 298 278 35 7244 120 29.81 5 38 74 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 335 7606 3540 72 6/50 49.16 2.79 105.6 1 0
List A 298 1785 1280 51 4/11 4/11 25.09 4.30 35.0 1 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1974 - 1991
List A span 1975 - 2002
Profile

Millfield and Cambridge educated, Peter Roebuck was an intelligent, complex and often misunderstood person whose ability as an opening batsman was often overshadowed by other events.

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Nov 17, 2011

Peter Roebuck's hat sits on a desk in the press box, South Africa v Australia, 2nd Test, Johannesburg, 1st day, November 17, 2011

Peter Roebuck's hat sits on a desk in the press box at the Wanderers

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Jun 14, 2001

Peter Roebuck, 2001

Peter Roebuck

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2001

Peter Roebuck, 2001

Peter Roebuck

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1988

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 226/5 (72 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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