Bob Woolmer

full name: Robert Andrew Woolmer
bio: Cricket player and coach. Died in controversial circumstances at he 2007 World Cup, after the Pakistan team he was coaching did not progress through the first stage.
also known as: Bob
family: wife Gill, father Clarence Woolmer
born: May 14, 1948, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
died: March 18, 2007, Kingston University Hospital, Jamaica, West Indies
physical attributes:  
playing attributes: Bowling Style: Right-arm medium
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
teams / clubs: England, Kent, Natal, Western Province
  • His test debut was playing for England against Australia at Lord's - Jul 31-Aug 5, 1975
achievements: Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1976
personal bests:
(as at the end of 2006)
  • Highest Test Score: 149
  • Best Bowling figures: 1-8
what you may not know:
  • Bob was born in the hospital across the road from the cricket ground in Kanpur, India.
  • He was the son of Clarence Woolmer, a cricketer who played Ranji Trophy cricket for United Provinces (now Uttar Pradesh).

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