David Richards (cricketer)

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David Richards
Personal information
Full name David Michael Richards
Born (1931-11-08) 8 November 1931 (age 82)
Bath, Somerset, England
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
Domestic team information
Years Team
1949–1965 Wiltshire
Career statistics
Competition LA
Matches 2
Runs scored 11
Batting average 5.50
100s/50s –/–
Top score 11
Balls bowled
Wickets
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 1/–
Source: Cricinfo, 10 October 2010

David Michael Richards (born 8 November 1931) is a former English cricketer. Richards was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm fast-medium. He was born at Bath, Somerset and educated at Cheltenham College.

Richards made his Minor Counties Championship debut for Wiltshire in 1949 against the Kent Second XI. From 1949 to 1965, he represented the county in 34 Minor Counties Championship matches, the last of which came against Dorset.[1]

Richards also represented Wiltshire in 2 List-A matches. His debut List-A match came against Hampshire in the 1964 Gillette Cup. His second and final List-A match came against Nottinghamshire in the 1965 Gillette Cup.[2] In his 2 List-A matches, he scored 11 runs at a batting average of 5.50, with a high score of 11. In the field he took a single catch.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Minor Counties Championship Matches played by David Richards. Cricketarchive.com. Retrieved on 26 August 2011.
  2. ^ List-A Matches played by David Richards. Cricketarchive.com. Retrieved on 26 August 2011.
  3. ^ List-A Batting and Fielding For Each Team by David Richards. Cricketarchive.com. Retrieved on 26 August 2011.

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