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Peter Toohey      

Full name Peter Michael Toohey

Born April 20, 1954, Blayney, New South Wales

Current age 60 years 100 days

Major teams Australia, New South Wales

Batting style Right-hand bat

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 15 29 1 893 122 31.89 1 7 81 4 9 0
ODIs 5 4 2 105 54* 52.50 133 78.94 0 1 5 0 0 0
First-class 94 163 12 5735 158 37.98 12 31 67 0
List A 30 28 7 713 82 33.95 0 6 9 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 15 1 2 4 0 - - - 12.00 - 0 0 0
ODIs 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 94 27 9 0 - - - 2.00 - 0 0 0
List A 30 24 14 1 1/14 1/14 14.00 3.50 24.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v India at Brisbane, Dec 2-6, 1977 scorecard
Last Test Australia v West Indies at Melbourne, Dec 29, 1979 - Jan 1, 1980 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut West Indies v Australia at St John's, Feb 22, 1978 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v England at Melbourne, Feb 7, 1979 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1974-1984
List A span 1974-1984
Profile

Peter Toohey was a diminutive middle-order batsman from New South Wales who played 15 Tests for Australia in the Packer years. A right-hander with a touch of Doug Walters about him, he started well in 1977-78, with two fine half-centuries on debut against India at Brisbane, and a magnificent double of 122 and 97 in Jamaica, just weeks after he was hit in the face by an Andy Roberts bouncer. But England exposed him the following winter, and in five Tests, Toohey made two 0s, three 1s, and only one fifty.
Rob Smyth

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