Full Name

Robert James Parks

Born

June 15, 1959, Cuckfield, Sussex

Age

62y 2d

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Fielding Position

Wicketkeeper

relations

(father),

(grandfather)

Other

Coach

TEAMS

Bobby Parks played for Hampshire and Kent. His 700 dismissals from 1980-92 were a county record when he retired. He stayed on the staff as wicketkeeping coach, spent a decade as an accountant before returning to the county to spend eight years at the Hampshire Academy.

He is the grandson of Jim Parks senior and son of Jim Parks junior. Although he could not emulate his two grand relations, he kept wicket for England during a Test against New Zealand at Lord's in 1986 as a substitute for Bruce French who had been struck by a bvouncer from Richartd Hadlee. In 1998 he was named the coach of the France national cricket team.

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAve100s50sCtSt
FC2562858339578919.5801464272
List A2511125297238*16.200026647
Bowling
FormatMatBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
FC2561891660---5.26-000
List A251000-----000

Debut/Last Matches - Player

FC Matches
Span
1980 - 1993
List A Matches
Span
1980 - 1993

Photos


Bobby Parks
Bobby Parks