Aviro Petersen Reaches 1,000 Runs For The Season

  • 15 September 2011 12:00 AM
  • Cricket News

Alviro Petersen reached 1,000 runs in first-class cricket this summer when he got off the mark in the second innings of Glamorgans LVCounty Championship match against Kent at Canterbury, pulling Matt Coles for four to square-leg.

Alviro Petersen reached 1,000 runs in first-class cricket this summer when he got off the mark in the second innings of Glamorgan's LV=County Championship match against Kent at Canterbury, pulling Matt Coles for four to square-leg.


The South African now joins a select list of batsmen to have scored over 1,000 runs in their debut season for the Welsh county. The list below, dominated by other overseas batsmen, shows the other players to have achieved this feat for Glamorgan:


1460 Javed Miandad 1980
1425 Viv Richards 1990
1377 Roy Fredericks 1971
1372 Majid Khan 1968
1369 Younis Ahmed 1984
1204 Gilbert Parkhouse 1948
1133 Jimmy Maher 2001
1080 Norman Riches 1921
1078 Peter Swart 1978
1076 Matthew Elliott 2000
1071 Charles Rowe 1982
1015 Norman Featherstone 1980
1009 Alan Butcher 1987


(Andrew Hignell)




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