Famous Cricket Writer Peter Roebuck died at the age of 55

Famous Cricket Writer Peter Roebuck died at the age of 55

Sydney : Australia | Nov 12, 2011 at 11:04 PM PST
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Adam Gilchrist, Peter Roebuck, sharda ugra at India Today Conclave 2008

Famous Cricket Writer Peter Roebuck died at the age of 55.He was found dead inside Newlands Hotel room in South Africa.Actually he was there to cover the news of the recent series between the Australia vs South Africa. Though till now the real cause of his death not been clear but yes the preliminary report suggests that it may be suicidal act.

According to timesofindia, A law student but always connected to Cricket.Though he was an Australian Cricketer but he was the captain of the England county team Somerset .He even won the Wisden Cricketer of the year in the year 1988.This wonderful Cricketer played 335 first class matches.

He worked as a commentator at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and also was a writer for the nation's Fairfax newspapers.The whole Cricketing World mourned after the hearing of this sad news.

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Cricket writer Peter Roebuck has been found dead at his hotel in South Africa
Cricket writer Peter Roebuck has been found dead at his hotel in South Africa
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