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Robert White (cricketer)

Robert White
White in 2022
Personal information
Full name
Robert Allan White
Born (1979-10-15) 15 October 1979 (age 44)
Chelmsford, England
Height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
BowlingRight-arm off spin
RoleMiddle Order Batsman
RelationsRyan Cummins (Brother in Law)
Domestic team information
2002–2012Northamptonshire (squad no. 18)
Umpiring information
WODIs umpired2 (2024)
WT20Is umpired2 (2023)
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 100 83 55
Runs scored 5,173 1,782 1,122
Batting average 32.94 23.44 23.31
100s/50s 7/27 2/10 0/6
Top score 277 111 94*
Balls bowled 1,240 54 0
Wickets 16 2
Bowling average 53.75 27.50
5 wickets in innings 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0
Best bowling 2/30 2/18
Catches/stumpings 60/– 18/– 11/–
Source: Cricinfo, 18 April 2011

Robert Allan White (born 15 October 1979) is a former English professional cricketer and current umpire.


White playing for Northamptonshire

Born 15 October 1979, Chelmsford, Essex, White received his upper school education at Stowe School in Buckinghamshire before attending Durham (St John's College) and Loughborough Universities.[1]

He played cricket for Northamptonshire. He was a right-handed batsman and bowl off breaks. His limited overs high score was 111 versus Warwickshire at Northampton in 2008, while his first-class high score is 277 versus Gloucester at Northampton, which holds the record for the highest maiden century in the United Kingdom including 107 before lunch on the first day. During the same innings, he set the club's record first wicket partnership of 375 with Mark Powell. His nickname amongst teammates is 'Toff', whilst a 'player profile' set up for a televised Twenty20 match listed his 'favourite food' as 'anything posh' – a joke by team-mates. His brother-in-law, Ryan Cummins, has also played for Northamptonshire.

In July 2012, it was announced that White would be leaving the Northamptonshire club at the season end.[2]


  1. ^ Marshall, Chris, ed. (2008). The Cricketer's Who's Who. Swindon: Green Umbrella. p. 708.
  2. ^ "Rob White released by Northants after 12 years in team". Retrieved 21 July 2012.
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