Phil Robinson (cricketer)
|Full name||Phillip Edward Robinson|
3 August 1963 |
Keighley, Yorkshire, England
|Batting style||Right-handed batsman|
|Bowling style||Left arm medium|
Phil Robinson (born Phillip Edward Robinson, 3 August 1963, Keighley, Yorkshire, England) is an English former first-class cricketer, who played for Yorkshire County Cricket Club and Leicestershire.
Robinson made his first-class debut for his native county in 1984, and played 132 first-class games for the Tykes until 1991, averaging 35.84, passing 1,000 runs in a season on three occasions. He then moved to Leicestershire and played up to 1995, but was somewhat less successful, playing 27 matches without a century, for an average of 23.72. His best first-class score of 189, came in a Roses Match in 1991, in his penultimate match for Yorkshire.
After leaving the first-class scene, he managed Leicestershire's Second XI for four years before moving to New Zealand, where he currently works as Southland's community development co-ordinator, as part of the Otago cricket management team. He also coaches the Southwest cricket team in Christhcurch.
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