|Born||17 June 1930|
Scottsdale, Tasmania, Australia
|Domestic team information|
Source: Cricinfo, 12 March 2016
Thomas Rocher (born 17 June 1930) is an Australian former cricketer. He played two first-class matches for Tasmania between 1959 and 1960.
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