Richard Robinson (cricketer)

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Richard Robinson
Personal information
Full name Richard John Robinson
Born (1950-05-05)5 May 1950
Ipswich, Suffolk, England
Died 20 March 2002 (aged 51)
Ipswich, Suffolk, England
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast
Domestic team information
Years Team
1968–1989 Suffolk
Career statistics
Competition List A
Matches 8
Runs scored 95
Batting average 15.83
100s/50s –/–
Top score 40*
Balls bowled 432
Wickets 8
Bowling average 35.75
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 3/59
Catches/stumpings 3/–
Source: Cricinfo, 11 July 2011

Richard John Robinson (5 May 1950 – 20 March 2002) was an English cricketer. Robinson was a hard hitting right-handed batsman[1] who bowled right-arm medium-fast. He was born in Ipswich, Suffolk.

Robinson made his debut for Suffolk in the 1968 Minor Counties Championship against Norfolk. Robinson played Minor counties cricket for Suffolk from 1968 to 1989, which included 95 Minor Counties Championship appearances[2] and 2 MCCA Knockout Trophy appearances.[3] He made his List A debut against Sussex in the 1978 Gillette Cup. He made 7 further List A appearances, the last of which came against Northamptonshire in the 1989 NatWest Trophy.[4] In his 8 List A matches, he scored 95 runs at an average of 15.83, with a high score of 40 not out.[5] With the ball, he took 8 wickets at a bowling average of 35.75, with best figures of 3/59.[6]

He died in the town of his birth on 20 March 2002.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Norman fears for club cricket's future". Evening Star. 14 June 2002. Retrieved 11 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "Minor Counties Championship Matches played by Richard Robinson". CricketArchive. Retrieved 11 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "Minor Counties Trophy Matches played by Richard Robinson". CricketArchive. Retrieved 11 July 2011. 
  4. ^ "List A Matches played by Richard Robinson". CricketArchive. Retrieved 11 July 2011. 
  5. ^ "List A Batting and Fielding For Each Team by Richard Robinson". CricketArchive. Retrieved 11 July 2011. 
  6. ^ "List A Bowling For Each Team by Richard Robinson". CricketArchive. Retrieved 11 July 2011. 

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