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Peter Roebuck 1956-2011

This website is dedicated to the memory of Peter Roebuck, the finest cricket writer and commentator of his generation.

Articles by Peter Roebuck

Adam Gilchrist

Craftsman and Cavalier

Adam Gilchrist has given more outright joy to followers of the game than any cricketer since Sir Garfield Sobers. He will be missed as a cricketing force, as a contributor and as an entertainer.


Kumar Sangakkara

The all-round art of Sangakkara

Balanced yet intense, ruthless in his need to succeed, always contributing to his team’s cause, he is among the finest cricketers Sri Lanka has produced.


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Memories of Peter Roebuck

Roebuck with new head gear

The Roebuck File (1990)

Taken from Peter Roebuck’s Benefit Year Brochure in 1990 when he was playing for Somerset County Cricket Club. Cricketing facts about Peter Roebuck’s career to that date.


Roebuck bowling deliveryRoebuck Cricket Stats

Cricket statistics of Peter Roebuck’s career up to 1990 – his benefit year when playing for Somerset County Cricket Club. Data includes stats for his time playing for Cambridge University and First Class Match Statistics.


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