|Batting style||Right-hand bat|
|Source: Cricinfo, 12 December 2005|
Toohey was one of the cricketers who came to the fore when the bulk of Australia's top cricketers defected to Kerry Packer's World Series Cricket. During his prime playing years in the Australian Test team, some media commentators referred to Toohey as "Australia's master batsman", such was Toohey's pivotal role in the Australian Test team during the absence of the defecting World Series players.
When the World Series Cricket players returned to mainstream Test cricket in 1979-80, Toohey only played two more tests in his career, both in the summer of 1979-80. He retired from Cricket and now works in the Financial sector in Brisbane.
Peter has been married twice, and has one daughter Samantha born in 1987.
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