Full Name

Peter Andrew Sharp

Born

August 11, 1939, Invercargill, Southland

Died

February 18, 2012, Christchurch, Canterbury, (aged 72y 191d)

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm offbreak

Other

Administrator, Commentator

TEAMS

Offspinner Peter Sharp played eight first-class matches for Canterbury over two seasons, taking 21 wickets at an average of 26.90. After his playing days, Sharp began a 45-year commentary career in 1966 and was also involved in coaching. He served on the New Zealand Cricket board, was president of Canterbury Cricket and was also a provincial selector. Sharp was awarded the Sutcliffe Medal in 2006 for outstanding services to cricket. He died in February 2012 after a battle with cancer.

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAve100s50sCtSt
FC885197*6.330090
Bowling
FormatMatRunsWktsBBIAve5w10w
FC8565214/5526.9000

Debut/Last Matches - Player

FC Matches
Span
1964/65 - 1965/66