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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

Peter Roebuck at Devon

A Man Undefeated

A working man without ego or vanity, Harold Larwood, having beaten the Australians, went and joined them. Harold Larwood is my favourite cricketer because he was honest, modest, and the epitome of the properly raised working man.

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Peter Roebuck

Learning by Degrees

Over the years cricket has not handled throwing well. Thankfully that seems to be changing, if slowly. Throwing has been the most emotional topic the game has known. Considering the fury of the argument, it might be imagined that batting was in peril …

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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.

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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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