Peter Petherick

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Peter Petherick
Cricket information
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm offbreak
International information
National side
Career statistics
Competition Tests First-class
Matches 6 52
Runs scored 34 200
Batting average 4.85 5.88
100s/50s 0/0 0/0
Top score 13 19*
Balls bowled 1305 4625
Wickets 16 189
Bowling average 42.56 24.44
5 wickets in innings 0 9
10 wickets in match 0 2
Best bowling 3/90 9/93
Catches/stumpings 4/- 27/-
Source: Cricinfo

Peter James Petherick (born 25 September 1942 in Ranfurly) is a former off-spinner who represented New Zealand in six Test cricket matches between October 1976 and March 1977. He is one of two New Zealand bowlers to achieve a hat-trick in Test matches. He is one of only three players, along with Maurice Allom and Damien Fleming, to have taken a hat-trick on Test debut.

Making his first-class debut at 33, he played for Otago from 1975-76 to 1977-78, and for Wellington from 1978-79 to 1980-81. In his fifth match he took 9 for 93 in the first innings against Northern Districts,[1] and he finished the 1975-76 season with 42 wickets at 20.13.

After his retirement from cricket, Petherick took up lawn bowls, and skippered a two-man team to the final of the New Zealand national bowls championship in 2006.[2]

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  1. ^ Otago v Northern Districts 1975-76
  2. ^ "Upsets at bowls champs". One Sport. 3 January 2006. Retrieved 2 November 2011. 

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