Peter Sharp      

Full name Peter Andrew Sharp

Born August 11, 1939, Invercargill, Southland

Died February 18, 2012, Christchurch, Canterbury (aged 72 years 191 days)

Major teams Canterbury

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Other Administrator, Commentator

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 8 8 5 19 7* 6.33 0 0 9 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 8 565 21 4/55 26.90 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1964/65 - 1965/66
Profile

Offspinner Peter Sharp played eight first-class matches for Canterbury over two seasons, taking 21 wickets at an average of 26.90. After his playing days, Sharp began a 45-year commentary career in 1966 and was also involved in coaching. He served on the New Zealand Cricket board, was president of Canterbury Cricket and was also a provincial selector. Sharp was awarded the Sutcliffe Medal in 2006 for outstanding services to cricket. He died in February 2012 after a battle with cancer.

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