David Turner (cricketer)
|Full name||David Roy Turner|
5 February 1949 |
Corsham, Wiltshire, England
|Height||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
|Batting style||Left-handed batsman|
|Bowling style||Right-arm medium-pace|
|Domestic team information|
|First-class debut||20 August 1966 Hampshire v Kent|
|Last First-class||11 July 1989 Hampshire v Northamptonshire|
|List A debut||25 May 1968 Hampshire v Bedfordshire|
|Last List A||7 May 1991 Minor Counties v Nottinghamshire|
|Source: CricketArchive, 30 May 2010|
David Roy Turner (born 5 February 1949 at Chippenham, Wiltshire) is a former English first-class cricketer for Hampshire. He played 426 games between 1966 and 1989, making 19005 runs at a batting average of 30.55 with 28 hundreds.
Turner was part of the Hampshire side which won the County Championship in 1973, only their second ever title. In a side featuring Gordon Greenidge and Barry Richards, Turner was a solid left-handed batsman and he scored 1000 runs in a season on 9 occasions.
His highest score was 184 not out against Gloucestershire at Gloucester in 1987, when he and Gordon Greenidge put on 311 for the third wicket, and Hampshire won by an innings.
- Wisden 1988, p. 414.