David Turner (cricketer)

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David Turner
Personal information
Full name David Roy Turner
Born (1949-02-05) 5 February 1949 (age 65)
Corsham, Wiltshire, England
Nickname Birdy
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Batting style Left-handed batsman
Bowling style Right-arm medium-pace
Role Batsman
Domestic team information
Years Team
1966–1989 Hampshire
1977/78 Western Province
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
Career statistics
Competition First-class List A
Matches 426 381
Runs scored 19005 9904
Batting average 30.55 30.28
100s/50s 28/90 5/60
Top score 184* 123*
Balls bowled 626 17
Wickets 9
Bowling average 39.66
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 2/7 0/4
Catches/stumpings 191/– 92/–
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.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wisden 1988, p. 414.

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