Rob Langer

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Rob Langer
Personal information
Full name Robert Samuel Langer
Born (1948-10-03) 3 October 1948 (age 67)
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Batting style Left-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Relations JL Langer (nephew)
Domestic team information
Years Team
1974–1982 Western Australia
First-class debut 19 January 1974 Western Australia v New Zealanders
Last First-class 26 February 1982 Western Australia v Queensland
List A debut 2 February 1974 Western Australia v New South Wales
Last List A 6 March 1982 Western Australia v Victoria
Career statistics
Competition First-class List A
Matches 44 15
Runs scored 2756 338
Batting average 43.06 28.16
100s/50s 5/18 0/1
Top score 150* 99*
Balls bowled 448 80
Wickets 5 2
Bowling average 39.00 25.00
5 wickets in innings 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a
Best bowling 1/14 2/18
Catches/stumpings 19/– 6/–
Source: CricketArchive, 16 December 2009

Robert Samuel Langer (born 3 October 1948 in Subiaco, Western Australia) is a former cricketer who played for Western Australia in the 1970s and 1980s. He was a left-handed middle order batsman and occasional right-arm medium pace bowler. Langer's first-class career extended from 1973–1974 until 1981–1982.[1] He made 2,756 first-class runs in 44 matches at an average of 43.06 with a highest score of 150 not out. In 15 limited overs matches, his best score was 99 not out in a total of 338 runs at 28.16 average. Langer scored five first-class hundreds and 18 half-centuries during his career.[1] In 1977, he signed to play World Series Cricket for the WSC Australian team and spent the 1977–78 and 1978–79 seasons with WSC.[2]

After retiring from cricket, Langer went on to be Chief Executive Officer of the Western Australian Speedway Commission from 1999 until 2001, whereupon he became a Senior Consultant. In June 2002, Langer was appointed as High Performance Manager for the Western Australian Cricket Association.[3]

Langer is the uncle of Justin Langer, former Australian Test batsman and Somerset captain, when he retired from all competitive cricket in 2009.


  1. ^ a b Cricket Archive Rob Langer retrieved 21 June 2007
  2. ^ Cricket Archive Other matches played by Rob Langer retrieved 21 June 2007
  3. ^ CricInfo WACA announces two new appointments retrieved 21 June 2007

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