Roger Knight

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Roger Knight
Personal information
Full name Roger David Verdon Knight
Born (1946-09-06) 6 September 1946 (age 71)
Streatham, England
Batting Left-handed
Bowling Right-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 MCC.[1] and was President of the club from 2015 to 2016.

Background[edit]

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.

Education[edit]

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:

Teaching career[edit]

Administrative Appointments[edit]

Recreations[edit]

Personal life[edit]

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

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