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Alviro Petersen Biography

Alviro Nathan Petersen (AN Petersen) is a South African cricket player who plays his domestic cricket in England for Essex and in South Africa for the Highveld Lions as a right-handed batsman. Petersen's father was a taxi-driver, he started his cricket career from his hometown Port Elizabeth in South Africa and playing his first class cricket for the Northerns cricket team in 2001. Petersen played for South Africa in One Day International (ODI) debut against Zimbabwe on September 18th 2006, Test debut against India on February 14th, 2010 and Twenty20cricket. Soon he became the captain of the Highveld Lions in South African domestic cricket. After that he played three Test's of South Africa's but failed to score a century in any of the three series. Meanwhile, he signed for Glamorgan County Cricket Club and became Glamorgan's top run scorer player. By his successive performances, he was recalled by South Africa's side and played third Test against Sri Lanka on January 3rd, 2012. Thereafter, AN Petersen joined the club Essex for the first half of the county season on February 13th 2012 and left Essex on may 31st.

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SK Flashback: Remembering India's win at Durban in 2010
SK Flashback: Remembering India's win at Durban in 2010
Sreesanth with the ball and Laxman's batting brought about a surprising victory for the Indians.
Alviro Petersen banned for two years for match-fixing
Alviro Petersen banned for two years for match-fixing
South African cricket has been rocked by another match-fixing scandal
Newspaper's match-fixing goof-up leaves Kevin Pietersen red-faced
Newspaper's match-fixing goof-up leaves Kevin Pietersen red-faced
Kevin Pietersen was the unlikely target of the match-fixing allegations on his South African namesake Alviro Petersen.
Alviro Petersen rejects match-fixing accusations by Cricket South Africa
Alviro Petersen rejects match-fixing accusations by Cricket South Africa
Former South African opener claims to know of at least one player yet to be charged
Alviro Peterson charged under Cricket South Africa's anti-corruption code
Alviro Peterson charged under Cricket South Africa's anti-corruption code
Alviro Petersen has been charged under Cricket South Africa's anti-corruption code in the wake of the Ram Slam T20 fixing scandal
County Championship roundup: September 1-6
County Championship roundup: September 1-6
Steven Finn returns as Jake Ball picks up a hat-trick
Petersen and Prince's partnership of 501 runs - Highest between two South Africans in First-Class cricket history
Petersen and Prince's partnership of 501 runs - Highest between two South Africans in First-Class cricket history
501 runs were added for the third wicket by the pair of Alviro Peterson and Ashwell Peterson, both South Africans, in a County Championship match for Lancashire against Glamorgan at Colwyn Bay in England. Alviro Peterson scored 286 and Ashwell Prince 261 to reach this milestone.
Ashwell Prince and Alviro Petersen smash records in county cricket
Ashwell Prince and Alviro Petersen smash records in county cricket
Alviro Petersen and Ashwell Prince piled on a record 501 runs partnership for the third wicket in English county match at the Colwyn Bay Cricket Club Ground. The Lancashire’s batsmen reached the feat while playing against Glamorgan.
South Africa batsman Alviro Petersen retires from international cricket
South Africa batsman Alviro Petersen retires from international cricket
Alviro Petersen announces retirement from international cricket.
Test Cricket: Left XI vs Right XI
Test Cricket: Left XI vs Right XI
Ever wondered what would happen if a team of left-handed batsmen and left-arm bowlers took on a team comprising of right-handed batsmen and right-arm ...
South Africa vs. Australia: 3rd Test - Match Preview
South Africa vs. Australia: 3rd Test - Match Preview
Both Australia and South Africa will look for inspiration from their captains to seal the series
South Africa produce a stunning comeback to halt the Australian juggernaut
South Africa produce a stunning comeback to halt the Australian juggernaut
South Africa produced one of the game's great comebacks to defeat Australia the second Test at Port Elizabeth.
South Africa vs Australia, 2nd Test Preview: Resumption of the battle
South Africa vs Australia, 2nd Test Preview: Resumption of the battle
Preview of the 2nd Test match between South Africa and Australia
India staring at yet another series loss (Tea Report)
India staring at yet another series loss (Tea Report)
South Africa beat India by 10 wickets
South Africa beat India by 10 wickets
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