Roger Knight

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Roger Knight
Personal information
Full nameRoger David Verdon Knight
Born (1946-09-06) 6 September 1946 (age 72)
Streatham, England
BowlingRight-arm medium
Career statistics
Competition First-class List A
Matches 387 310
Runs scored 19,558 6,915
Batting average 32.00 26.09
100s/50s 31/114 4/40
Top score 165* 127
Balls bowled 27,701 11,536
Wickets 369 297
Bowling average 36.13 26.56
5 wickets in innings 4 2
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 6/44 5/39
Catches/stumpings 295/– 84/–
Source: Cricinfo, 26 April 2013

Roger David Verdon Knight OBE (born 6 September 1946) is an English administrator, cricketer and schoolmaster. He was awarded the OBE in 2007. He is an Honorary Life Member of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC).[1] and was President of the club from 2015 to 2016.


He was born in Streatham, the son of the late David Verdon Knight, who was himself both an Old Alleynian and a graduate of St Catharine's College, Cambridge, and the late Thelma Patricia Knight. D.V. Knight was a master at Dulwich College where he was also the head of the junior boarding house Bell House.


He was educated at Dulwich College and at St Catharine's College, Cambridge University. He read Modern and Medieval Languages, earning a BA in 1969, MA in 1972 and a DipEd in 1971.

First-Class Cricket Career[edit]

He played first-class cricket for:

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Personal life[edit]

He married Christine Ann McNab in 1971. They have one son and one daughter.


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