Gavin Robertson

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Gavin Robertson
Personal information
Full name Gavin Ron Robertson
Born (1966-05-28) 28 May 1966 (age 48)
St Leonards, New South Wales, Australia
Batting style Right-hand
Bowling style Right-arm offbreak
Role Bowler
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 375) 6–8 March 1998 v India
Last Test 22–26 October 1998 v Pakistan
ODI debut (cap 119) 13 September 1994 v Sri Lanka
Last ODI 21 April 1998 v New Zealand
Domestic team information
Years Team
1987-1989 New South Wales
1989-1991 Tasmania
1991-2000 New South Wales
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODIs FC LA
Matches 4 13 58 64
Runs scored 140 45 1658 284
Batting average 20.00 15.00 23.35 14.20
100s/50s -/1 -/- -/6 -/0
Top score 57 15 99 34*
Balls bowled 898 597 11416 2970
Wickets 13 8 127 58
Bowling average 39.61 53.75 41.86 35.15
5 wickets in innings - - 6
10 wickets in match - n/a 0 -
Best bowling 4/72 3/29
Catches/stumpings 1/- 3/- 30/0 18/0
Source: Cricinfo, 12 December 2005

Gavin Ron Robertson (born 28 May 1966) is a former Australian cricketer. He was a right-handed offbreak bowler and a competent lower-order batsman.

Career[edit]

Robertson made his debut for the New South Wales Blues in 1987. Two seasons later he moved to Tasmania in search of more playing time. He moved back to New South Wales after 2 seasons with the Tigers and was part of the successful 1992-93 Sheffield Shield-winning team. He retired in 2000.

Robert made his test debut for Australia in March 1998 against India in Chennai. He claimed 5 wickets in total. In Australia's first innings, by scoring 57, he shared a 96 runs partnership with Ian Healy for the 9th wicket to help the Australians for taking first innings lead. However, Sachin Tendulkar's magnificent century helped the Indian's to post a match winning total for India in the second Innings.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Robertson is a member of the band Six & Out with four former Blues teammates. He plays the drums and supplies backing vocals.

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