|Ollie Robinson Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 5 in|
|Date of Birth||December 1, 1993|
Ollie Robinson is an English professional cricketer who has represented his country in the test match format, as a bowling all-rounder, having made his international debut in June 2021. In the English domestic circuit, he has played for Yorkshire County Cricket Club (2013–2014), Hampshire County Cricket Club (2014), and Sussex County Cricket Club (2015–Present) across all 3 formats. In July 2021, he had been signed up as a replacement player by the Manchester Originals for the 2021 season of The Hundred, a professional franchise 100-ball cricket tournament that was played as a new format of cricket for the first time in July and August 2021.
Oliver Edward Robinson
Margate, Kent, England, United Kingdom
England, United Kingdom
Ollie had attended The King’s School, Canterbury, a public independent day and boarding school for 13-to-18-year-old pupils in Canterbury, Kent.
- Mother – Sandra
- Others – Paul Farbrace (Step-Father) (Sports Director of Warwickshire County Cricket Club, Former Professional Cricketer, Former Assistant Coach of the English national cricket team, Former Head Coach of the Sri Lankan national cricket team)
Right-Arm Medium Fast
- 57 – Test Match
- 25 – Sussex County Cricket Club (English Domestic Cricket)
6 ft 5 in or 195.5 cm
92 kg or 203 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
He is of British descent.
- Toned physique
- Towering frame
- Short-cropped hair
- Affable smile
- Sports a rugged beard
Ollie has been sponsored by –
- Gunn and Moore Cricket
- Adidas Cricket
Ollie Robinson Facts
- He had started his domestic cricket career with Kent County Cricket Club‘s 2nd XI. However, after just one match in the 2013 season, he had left for Leicestershire County Cricket Club before playing for Yorkshire County Cricket Club 2nd XI. He had finished the 2013 season with 59 wickets and 1,282 runs in 2nd XI cricket.
- In October 2013, he had signed a professional contract with Yorkshire County Cricket Club. However, after just 7 T20 appearances for the club, during the 2014 season, he was sacked by the club on account of unprofessional conduct. Later that season, he had made one List A appearance for Hampshire County Cricket Club.
- In April 2015, he had signed a short-term deal with Sussex County Cricket Club after the club had lost 3 key bowlers to injuries. A few days later, he had made his first-class debut against Durham County Cricket Club where he had scored a century in a club record-breaking 10th-wicket partnership of 164 with Matt Hobden. This had made him the first Sussex County Cricket Club player in 95 years to have scored a century on County Championship debut.
- In the 2015 County Championship season, he had scalped 46 wickets at an impressive average of 24.71 and was nominated for the tournament’s ‘Breakthrough Player’ award. He was awarded the ‘Sussex Young Player of the Year’ award. In October 2015, he had signed a 3-year contract with Sussex County Cricket Club.
- In April 2021, he was named the club’s vice-captain in the first-class format. Later that month, he had recorded figures of 9/78 runs in a County Championship match against Glamorgan County Cricket Club. These were the best bowling figures by an Englishman since 2016.
Featured Image by Ollie Robinson / Instagram