Robin Hobbs      

Full name Robin Nicholas Stuart Hobbs

Born May 8, 1942, Chippenham, Wiltshire

Current age 74 years 108 days

Major teams England, Essex, Glamorgan, Suffolk

Nickname Colt

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak googly

Height 5 ft 10 in

Education Raine's Foundation School, Stepney

Robin Nicholas Stuart Hobbs
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 7 8 3 34 15* 6.80 0 0 2 1 8 0
First-class 440 547 139 4942 100 12.11 2 2 295 0
List A 145 99 27 883 54* 12.26 0 1 41 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 7 11 1291 481 12 3/25 5/98 40.08 2.23 107.5 0 0 0
First-class 440 62395 29776 1099 8/63 27.09 2.86 56.7 50 8
List A 145 1672 1182 51 6/22 6/22 23.17 4.24 32.7 1 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v India at Leeds, Jun 8-13, 1967 scorecard
Last Test England v Pakistan at Leeds, Jul 8-13, 1971 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1961 - 1981
List A span 1963 - 1979
Profile

A rarity in England, Robin Hobbs was a legspinner who played Test cricket, the last for 20 years until the emergence of Ian Salisbury. After debuting for Essex in 1961, he went on to play for England in 1967, and after 14 years with Essex spent four years with Suffolk before returning to first-class cricket with Glamorgan, captaining them in 1979.

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Jun 26, 2000

Robin Hobbs

Robin Hobbs

© Glamorgan County Cricket Club

Aug 29, 1997

Glamorgan team, 1981. Back Row (l to r) - Geoff Holmes, Arthur Francis, Alan Lewis Jones, Allan Jones, Rodney Ontong, Ezra Moseley, Robin Hobbs        Front Row - Barry Lloyd, Kevin Lyons, Eifion Jones, Malcolm Nash (capt), Alan Jones, John Hopkins, Mike Llewellyn.

Glamorgan 1981

© Glamorgan County Cricket Club

Jun 13, 1967

Bishan Bedi slogs Robin Hobbs, England v India, 1st Test, Headingley, 5th day, June 13, 1967

Bishan Bedi slogs Robin Hobbs

© PA Photos

Notes

Walter Lawrence Trophy 1975

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street - Aug 23-26
Durham 207 Warwickshire 315/7 (108 ov)
Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff - Aug 23-26
Glamorgan 252 & 45/1 (17 ov) Sussex 283
Gloucs v Kent at Bristol - Aug 23-26
Gloucs 221 Kent 346/4 (82 ov)
Leics v Essex at Leicester - Aug 23-26
Leics 238 Essex 368/8 (103 ov)
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - Aug 23-26
Hampshire 338 Somerset 257/5 (71.2 ov)
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - Aug 23-26
Lancashire 287 Surrey 354/6 (113 ov)
Worcs v Northants at Worcester - Aug 23-26
Northants 551 Worcs 153/1 (40 ov)
Yorkshire v Notts at Scarborough - Aug 23-26
Yorkshire 282 & 200/4 (61 ov) Notts 94
1st ODI: England v Pakistan at Southampton - Aug 24
Pakistan 260/6 England 18/0 (2.4/50 ov)
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