March 23, 2007

Robert Andrew "Bob" Woolmer

Robert Andrew "Bob" Woolmer (May 14, 1948March 18, 2007) was an international cricketer, professional cricket coach and also a professional commentator. He played in 19 Test matches and 6 One Day Internationals for England and later coached South Africa, Warwickshire and Pakistan. He died in Jamaica, while participating in the 2007 Cricket World Cup as the coach of Pakistan. On March 22, 2007, Jamaican police announced that his death was being treated as murder after the official post-mortem report stated that Woolmer's death was caused by asphyxia due to manual strangulation.
England (Eng)
Robert Andrew "Bob" Woolmer
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling type Right-arm medium

Tests ODIs
Matches 19 6
Runs scored 1059 21
Batting average 33.09 5.25
100s/50s 3/2 -/-
Top score 149 9
Balls bowled 546 321
Wickets 4 9
Bowling average 74.75 28.88
5 wickets in innings - -
10 wickets in match - n/a
Best bowling 1/8 3/33
Catches/stumpings 10/- 3/-


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