Miles Robinson      

Full name Miles Trevor Robinson

Born December 13, 1929, Eastbourne, Sussex

Died September 28, 2002, Hinton St George, Somerset (aged 72 years 289 days)

Major teams Sussex

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 2 2 0 4 4 2.00 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 2 258 157 0 - - - 3.65 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1947 - 1947
Profile

Wisden Obituary
Robinson, Miles Trevor, died in Hinton St George on September 28, 2002, aged 72. He still had a year to go at Shrewsbury School when Sussex gave him two Championship games in August 1947. What might have been a Boy's Own story became a baptism of fire. Robinson's pace had given some batsmen the hurry-up in the Lord's Schools matches, but taking the new ball at 17 against Lancashire's Washbrook and Place was a different proposition. Washbrook hit a hundred in each innings and put on 233 in two hours with Place to win the game. Robinson did not take a wicket, nor in the next game against Gloucestershire. He opened the Schools bowling again in 1948, but the perceptive if acerbic cricket writer E. M. Wellings saw "no likelihood of him improving materially with his present style". What concerned Wellings was his whirlwind windmill action, bowled "off the wrong foot". When Robinson attended Freshmen's nets at Oxford, the booming in-swingers that served him so well as a schoolboy had deserted him, along with the prospect of any more first-class cricket. His Blue, instead, was for soccer.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street - Jun 26-29
Durham 197 Worcs 367 (86.4 ov)
Essex v Middlesex at Chelmsford - Jun 26-29
Middlesex 246 Essex 161/0 (49.3 ov)
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - Jun 26-29
Derbyshire 288 & 2/0 (2 ov) Glamorgan 237
Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton - Jun 26-29
Hampshire 211/9d Somerset 43/1 (19 ov)
Northants v Leics at Northampton - Jun 26-29
Northants 261 & 60/3 (16 ov) Leics 157
Notts v Kent at Nottingham - Jun 26-29
Kent 180 & 105/4 (34 ov) Notts 371
Sussex v Gloucs at Hove - Jun 26-29
Sussex 358/9d Gloucs 36/0 (8.5 ov)
Warwickshire v Lancashire at Birmingham - Jun 26-29
Lancashire 273 Warwickshire 285/8 (122.5 ov)
Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds - Jun 26-29
Surrey 516/7d Yorkshire 27/1 (10.5 ov)
Complete fixtures » | Download Fixtures »
News | Features Last 3 days
News | Features Last 3 days