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Peter Moores
Peter Moores
Personal information
Full name Peter Moores
Born 18 December 1962 (1962-12-18) (age 55)
Macclesfield, Cheshire, England
Nickname Billy
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Batting style Right-hand
Role Wicket-keeper
Domestic team information
Years Team
1985–1998 Sussex
1988/89 Orange Free State
1983–1984 Worcestershire
Career statistics
Competition FC LA
Matches 231 246
Runs scored 7,351 2,603
Batting average 24.34 17.70
100s/50s 7/31 0/8
Top score 185 89*
Balls bowled 18 0
Wickets 0 0
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 502/44 225/32
Source: CricketArchive.com, 18 December 2009


Peter Moores (born 18 December 1962 in Macclesfield) is a former English county cricketer. He played as a wicketkeeper for Worcestershire and Sussex and captained Sussex in 1997. He retired from first-class cricket in 1998 and took up coaching. Moores was a successful coach of Sussex leading the county to the 2003 County Championship. Moores coached England "A" on their tour of the West Indies in 2000-01 and the English National Cricket Academy from October 2005 to 2007. He was appointed coach of the full England team in April 2007. On 7th January 2009 Moores was removed as coach following a public falling out with Kevin Pietersen, who also left his position as England captain. He became the coach of Lancashire County Cricket Club, on 11 February 2009.


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