Sam Robson

Country: England
Born: July 01, 1989, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Legbreak
Playing role: Opening Batter

Sam Robson Bio

Sam David Robson is a talented cricket player hailing from England. Born in New South Wales, Australia, Robson had an interesting and debated decision to make regarding his international allegiance. Given the opportunity to represent both Australia and England, Robson ultimately chose to play for England, a decision that would shape his cricket career.

Robson’s journey in cricket started at a young age when he flew halfway across the world to pursue his dream of becoming a professional player. With little more than legspin skills and a strong work ethic, Robson persevered and eventually caught the attention of selectors. He represented the Australia U-19 team before making his mark in English cricket.

In 2013, when England’s top order faced struggles, Robson was called up to the national team for the first time to play against Sri Lanka in a Test match. Although he failed to make an impact in his debut, Robson’s determination and faith in his abilities paid off when he scored a well-compiled century in his second Test. However, his form dipped in subsequent matches, and he struggled to make significant contributions with the bat.

Robson’s career reached a critical juncture during the England Lions tour to South Africa in January 2015. With other contenders for the opener’s spot performing well, Robson needed to prove himself and regain his form. Returning to Middlesex, he focused on showcasing his worth once again.

Having made his Championship debut in 2009, Robson steadily progressed and became a reliable batsman for Middlesex. In 2013, he scored nearly 1,200 runs in Division One of the Championship, cementing his reputation as a top-order batsman. Despite being deemed slightly light in weight of stroke, Robson formed a formidable opening partnership with Chris Rogers for Middlesex.

It was initially believed that Robson would qualify for England in 2014. However, Middlesex re-examined the situation and discovered that he had completed the residency period requirements in August 2013, making him eligible for selection earlier than anticipated.

Robson’s England stint was put on hold temporarily, but he continued to perform well for Middlesex. In 2016, he played a crucial role in Middlesex’s success as they clinched the Championship title. He started the season with a magnificent 231 against Warwickshire at Lord’s, setting the tone for his exceptional campaign.

While he topped the averages the following year, Middlesex suffered relegation. Robson’s performances during this time did not earn him a recall to the England team, despite other contenders struggling to make a convincing case for the opening spot.

However, Robson experienced a resurgence post-pandemic. In 2021, he scored a career-best 253 against Sussex, showcasing his immense talent and determination. The following year, he continued to impress with three more centuries, putting his name back in the discussion for an England recall.

Sam David Robson’s cricketing journey has been filled with ups and downs. Through hard work, resilience, and a strong belief in his abilities, he has carved out a successful career for himself in English cricket. As he continues to score runs and showcase his skills, Robson remains hopeful of representing England once again on the international stage.

Sam Robson Career Stats

Sam Robson Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 7 11 0 336 127 30.54 755 44.5 1 1 42 1 5 0
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 203 363 28 12576 253 37.54 24596 51.13 32 46 1654 13 199 0
List A 39 37 1 1457 111 40.47 1733 84.07 3 10 141 10 19 0
T20s 7 7 2 128 60 25.6 113 113.27 0 1 13 2 3 0

Sam Robson Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 203 41 735 546 17 4/46 4/69 32.11 4.45 43.2 1 0 0
List A 39 13 320 357 10 2/12 2/12 35.7 6.69 32 0 0 0
T20s 7 - - - - - - - - - - - -

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