Peter Parfitt

England|Top order Batter
Peter Parfitt
INTL CAREER: 1961 - 1972
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Full Name

Peter Howard Parfitt

Born

December 08, 1936, Billingford, Fakenham, Norfolk

Age

85y 211d

Batting Style

Left hand Bat

Bowling Style

Right arm Offbreak

Playing Role

Top order Batter

TEAMS

Peter Parfitt was a quick-footed left-hander from Norfolk whose voice could make a taxi-driver turn his head several streets away. He was unlucky to be competing for an England place at a time when their batting - with the likes of Geoff Boycott, John Edrich, Colin Cowdrey, Ken Barrington, Tom Graveney and Basil D'Oliveira on call - was at its strongest since the 1920s. Parfitt, who was also a more than respectable offspinner and a brilliant slip, still scored heavily enough to play 37 Tests, more than half of them on tour. Of his seven England hundreds, four were scored against Pakistan in 1962.
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Career Averages
Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAve100s50s6sCtSt
Test375261882131*40.91762420
FC49884510426924200*36.33581445650
List A75723150611921.8225170
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test37221326574122/52/1947.832.59110.5000
FC4981838584012776/4530.322.7466.350
List A75945689344/24/220.264.3727.7300
Peter Parfitt portrait
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Debut/Last Matches - Player
FC Matches
Span
1956 - 1972
List A Matches
Span
1963 - 1972
Photos
Peter Parfitt plays the cut
Bob Massie misses out during his 16-wicket haul
Peter Parfitt (Middlesex and England)
Peter Parfitt (Middlesex and England)
Peter Parfitt
Peter Parfitt