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Members' and Supporters' Lunches 2014-15:
Members' and Supporters' Lunches Flyer (247.17 kB)
Squad Number - 8
Player Sponsor - Greenline Services & Supplies
Born - Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, February 19, 1992.
Joined - Leicestershire 2013
Role - Right handed top order batsman
Family - Older brother Sam plays for Middlesex
Teams Represented - New South Wales u17s, New South Wales u19s. Australia u17 Merit team, Australia u19 Preliminary World Cup Squad
Highlight of Career - Being signed by Leicestershire CCC
Players Admired - Ian Bell, Michael Clarke, Mike Atherton
Relaxations - Hanging out with mates, holidaying
Angus Robson, who is brother of Middlesex opener Sam, is an opener who was given his first-class debut in 2013. The batsman clearly has plenty of potential and has signed a deal to keep him at Grace Road until at least the end of the 2014 season.
The 21-year-old was born in New South Wales but holds a British passport. He demonstrated good technique in accumulating runs in Second XI three-day fixtures in 2012, including two superb tons against Gloucestershire and Nottinghamshire. Robson's knock of 98 during a Trophy game at Northamptonshire also caught the eye.
Robson continued to impress in the Seconds in 2013 and was given his first-class bow at Gloucestershire. The opener made a best score of 49 in the second innings at Bristol - it was such a shame he narrowly missed out on would have been a well-deserved half-century.
Robson's career stats at Leicestershire:
Angus Robson 2013 (32.86 kB)