Robert Victor Charles Robins was born in Burnham in Buckinghamshire in 1935. He has followed in the footsteps of a distinguished father, the revered Walter. Like his father, he was a leg spinner and right-handed batsman. He arrived with a prodigious reputation from Eton.
He scored 712 runs and took 73 wickets in 44 first-class matches for the County. His best bowling performance was 7/78.
He successfully chaired the Cricket Committee for thirteen years during the Brearley and Gatting eras, before succeeding Mike Sturt as the County Chairman (1994-1996). He was elected President for a two year term in 2005.