Peter McIntyre      

Full name Peter Edward McIntyre

Born April 27, 1966, Gisborne, Victoria

Current age 54 years 218 days

Major teams Australia, South Australia, Victoria

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak googly

Peter Edward McIntyre
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 2 4 1 22 16 7.33 93 23.65 0 0 3 0 0 0
First-class 97 134 35 798 43 8.06 0 0 33 0
List A 11 4 1 2 1* 0.66 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 2 4 393 194 5 3/103 3/107 38.80 2.96 78.6 0 0 0
First-class 97 25372 12772 322 6/43 39.66 3.02 78.7 12 2
List A 11 546 454 16 4/39 4/39 28.37 4.98 34.1 1 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Adelaide, Jan 26-30, 1995 scorecard
Last Test India v Australia at Delhi, Oct 10-13, 1996 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1988/89 - 2001/02
List A span 1991/92 - 2000/01

Peter McIntyre was a legspinner whose talents saw him represent Victoria, South Australia and Australia. His opening taste of first-class cricket came in 1988-89 at Melbourne, where the effect of a string of consistent club performances helped to elevate him into the Victorian state team. Around a stint at the Australian Cricket Academy in 1991, McIntyre was a member of the state squad for a period of four years thereafter but was unable to ever cement a truly permanent berth. Shane Warne's emergence ultimately spelt his demise in his native state and encouraged him to relocate to South Australia to court further opportunities. From his uncomplicated action and his tendency to rip the ball away from right handers, the move proved an almost immediate success. He enjoyed what was then his best ever first-class season in 1992-93 and, within another two years, had been awarded (in the form of selection against England in the Fourth Test of the 1994-95 series) a maiden Test cap. Another appearance at the elite level came in the one-off Test in India in 1996-97. He nevertheless continued to play second fiddle to Warne throughout that period and struggled to match his 1992-93 returns again. Allied to the ongoing success of Warne, the rise of another legspinner in Stuart MacGill, and increasing soreness in his right shoulder (which led to surgery during the 1998-99 season), conspired to deprive McIntyre of the chance to add to his international record. His task was also made more difficult on account of the fact that the majority of his first-class bowling was undertaken on a pair of grounds that were generally depicted as being the least suited to spin bowling in Australia.
John Polack (April 2004)

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Nov 19, 2001

19 Nov 2001: South Australian spin bowler Peter McIntyre appeals for his sixth wicket, Daniel Vettori lbw for 0, in the match between South Australia and New Zealand played at Adelaide Oval in Adelaide, Australia.

McIntyre appeals, South Australia v New Zealanders, 2001/02

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Oct 24, 2001

Portrait of Peter McIntyre, October 2001

Peter McIntyre - Portrait October 2001

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Feb 21, 2001

South Australian Bowler Peter Mcintyre reacts as an appeal for the wicket of Paul Reiffel is turned down in the match between the South Australian Redbacks and the Victorian Bushrangers played at Adelaide Oval in Adelaide, Australia

Peter McIntyre shows his dissapointment, South Australia v Victoria, Pura Cup, 2000/01

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