|Full name||Robert Samuel Langer|
3 October 1948 |
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
|Bowling style||Right-arm medium|
|Relations||JL Langer (nephew)|
|Domestic team information|
|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|
|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. 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. 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.
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.