Peter McIntyre

Country: Australia
Born: April 27, 1966, Gisborne, Victoria
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Legbreak Googly

Peter McIntyre Bio

Peter Edward McIntyre, born on September 29, 1970, in Australia, was a highly talented legspinner who showcased his skills while representing Victoria, South Australia, and the Australian cricket team. His journey in the world of cricket began in 1988-89 when he made his first-class debut for Victoria. McIntyre’s impressive performances in club cricket earned him a spot in the state team.

In 1991, McIntyre had the opportunity to be a part of the prestigious Australian Cricket Academy, which further honed his skills and provided him with valuable experience. He remained a member of the Victorian squad for four years following his stint at the academy but found it challenging to secure a permanent place in the team. The emergence of the legendary Shane Warne ultimately led to McIntyre’s departure from his native state and his subsequent move to South Australia in search of better opportunities.

McIntyre’s move to South Australia proved to be a turning point in his career, as his uncomplicated bowling action and ability to extract turn from the pitch made an instant impact. In the 1992-93 season, he enjoyed great success, delivering his best-ever first-class performance. This remarkable season paved the way for his selection in the Australian Test team against England in the Fourth Test of the 1994-95 series, where he earned his maiden Test cap.

Over the next few years, McIntyre struggled to match the exceptional performances of his breakthrough season. Additionally, his chances at the international level were limited due to the presence of the formidable Warne and the emergence of another legspinner, Stuart MacGill. McIntyre’s right shoulder also posed challenges, eventually requiring surgery during the 1998-99 season.

Unfortunately, McIntyre’s bowling career was further hampered by the fact that the majority of his first-class matches were played on grounds known for being the least suitable for spin bowling in Australia. Despite his talent and potential, he was unable to add significantly to his international record.

After retiring from professional cricket, McIntyre has stayed involved in the sport through coaching and mentoring young cricketers. His knowledge and experience are highly valued, and he continues to contribute to the development of cricket in Australia.

The dedication and resilience demonstrated by Peter Edward McIntyre throughout his career make him a respected figure in the world of cricket. His achievements, though overshadowed by the presence of other great legspinners, highlight his exceptional talent and passion for the game. McIntyre’s contribution to Australian cricket will always be remembered, and his journey serves as an inspiration for aspiring cricketers across the country.

Peter McIntyre Career Stats

Peter McIntyre Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 2 4 1 22 16 7.33 93 23.65 0 0 3 0 0 0
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 97 134 35 798 43 8.06 - - 0 0 - - 33 0
List A 11 4 1 2 1* 0.66 - - 0 0 0 0 0 0
T20s - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Peter McIntyre Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 2 4 393 194 5 3/103 3/107 38.8 2.96 78.6 0 0 0
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 97 - 25372 12772 322 6/43 - 39.66 3.02 78.7 - 12 2
List A 11 - 546 454 16 4/39 4/39 28.37 4.98 34.1 1 0 0
T20s - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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