Peter Roebuck

  • A year on, Peter Roebuck will be missed forever November 12, 2012

    This Diwali will be not the same like yesteryear's. For the last few years, my mailbox was used to receiving a special Diwali greeting from a foreigner. But, that foreigner was not a just a mere acquaintance. He was a great writer, a fine philosopher, nice human being and above...
  • Roebuck death inquest opened and adjourned January 19, 2012

    London: An inquest into the death of noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck has been adjourned until further notification with the Warrington Coroner's Court still awaiting the report of the third post-mortem conducted on the writer earlier this week. An inquest was opened and adjourned at Warrington Coroner's Court into Roebuck's death,...
  • Suicide theory doesn't convince Roebuck family December 5, 2011

    Melbourne: Unconvinced by police claims that Peter Roebuck committed suicide, the celebrated cricket writer's family would seek a second post-mortem of his body and has hired a British criminal lawyer to investigate the death. According a report in the Sydney Morning Herald, Roebuck's family, comprising his widowed mother and five siblings,...
  • Dravid, Amla express shock at Roebuck's death November 15, 2011

    Peter Roebuck who was covering the South Africa, Australia series jumped to his death from his hotel window at Cape Town. ...
  • 'Roebuck was to be detained for alleged assault' November 15, 2011

    Cape Town: Noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck was about to be detained over an alleged sexual assault on a Zimbabwean Facebook friend when he committed suicide at his hotel in Cape Town, his colleague Jim Maxwell has said. The English-born 55-year-old commentator was covering the ongoing Test series between South Africa...
  • Aussie players pay tribute to Roebuck November 14, 2011

    Melbourne: Shaken by the news of noted columnist Peter Roebuck's suicide in South Africa, Australian players, current and former, paid tribute to him with former captain Steve Waugh saying that the Englishman was "without a doubt, cricket's premier journalist." The 55-year-old Roebuck, who was in South Africa to cover Australia's ongoing...
  • Roebuck's death: how the news unfolded November 14, 2011

    Cape Town: Sometime in the early hours of Sunday morning, news filtered in from South Africa that Peter Roebuck, the former Somerset captain turned cricket commentator and writer, had been found dead at the Southern Sun Hotel Newlands. Roebuck, 55, was in South Africa covering Australia’s ongoing Test tour, including...
  • Peter was a brave writer: James Sutherland November 14, 2011

    The Cricket Australia CEO paid tributes to one of the finest writers of all time, who died mysteriously on Sunday. ...
  • 'Roebuck was a global voice of the game' November 13, 2011

    Peter Roebuck who committed suicide on Sunday was one of the most well respected cricket writers of the modern era. ...
  • 'News of Peter Roebuck's death ghastly' November 13, 2011

    Cricket Australia spokesperson, Peter Young talks about the suicide of cricket writer, Peter Roebuck. ...
  • Roebuck committed suicide: SA police November 13, 2011

    Cape Town: Peter Roebuck, one of the most respected cricket commentators, who also wrote for Indian newspapers, committed suicide at his hotel here where he was covering Australia's Test series against South Africa. According to a statement released by the South African police, the 55-year-old British-born...
  • Peter Roebuck found dead in South Africa November 13, 2011

    Top cricket writer Roebuck was found dead in South Africa where he was covering Australia's Test series. ...
  • Top cricket writer Peter Roebuck found dead November 13, 2011

    Sydney: Renowned cricket writer Peter Roebuck was found dead at his hotel in South Africa where he was covering Australia's Test series with the Proteas, his employers said on Sunday. British-born Roebuck, 55, studied law at Cambridge and played 335 first-class matches before making a career writing about the sport, quickly...
  • The ugly face of the invincible Aussies January 7, 2008

    New Delhi: They are the world champions, the Aussies. The team comprises a group of very talented cricketers and over the years, the team has changed the dynamics of the game. But the flip side of the coin shows a completely different face of this team. They are aggressive, they are...
  • 'Sack Ponting', Oz media back Team India January 8, 2008

    Sydney/New Delhi: One of world’s most noted cricket writer Peter Roebuck has demanded that Ricky Ponting should be sacked as skipper in his scathing article in an Australian newspaper. "Ricky Ponting must be sacked as captain of the Australian cricket team. If Cricket Australia cares a fig for the tattered reputation...