Sobers

1981 SO. Discovered 1981 Sept. 22 by A. Mrkos at Klet.

Named in honor of Garfield St. Aubrun (Gary) Sobers (1936- ), West Indian cricketer, considered by many as the best all-rounder of all time. As a batsman, Sobers scored 8032 runs in 160 Test innings, including 26 centuries and 365 (not out) against Pakistan in 1957-1958. As a bowler, he took 235 Test wickets, averaging one wicket for each 34 runs given up, and was also an excellent close-fielder. (M 27735)

Name suggested by G. V. Williams, who made the identifications involving this object.

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