Peter Michael Walker> is a former English cricket player who played in three test matches in 1960. Born in 1936, Peter was a tall right hand middle order batsman and also a left arm bowler who used to vary his pace between medium paced seamers and slow spinners.
He was also an amazing good close catcher, specialized in fielding at short leg. He partly did his education in South Africa, and as he was passionate about cricket, he started to play county cricket for Glamorgan. He even played for the South African provincial sides, Western province and Transvaal side. As a professional batsman, Walker scored 1,000 runs in a season for 11 times, and in his 17 years of first class cricket, he made 13 centuries with an average of 26 runs per innings.
In 1960, he was picked for three test matches to be held against South African that toured in England, batting well at all of the three games and hardly bowling. It was in 1961, that he took 101 wickets achieving the all-rounder’s double of 1000 runs and 100 wickets. As a fielder, he took 697 catches in 469 career matches, with 72 catches in 1981. By 1985, he was the founder and the managing director of Merlin Television, that became the largest independent production company in Wales. In 1996, the company got sold and Peter became the first Chief Executive of the Cricket Board of Wales, which was newly formed. In 2009, he was also elected as the President of Glamorgan CCC.