David Wainwright (cricketer, born 1985)
|Full name||David John Wainwright|
21 March 1985 |
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Bowling style||Slow left-arm orthodox|
|Domestic team information|
|2004–2011||Yorkshire (squad no. 29)|
|First-class debut||10 September 2004 Yorkshire v Somerset|
|Last First-class||22 April 2012 Derbyshire v Leicestershire|
|List A debut||31 July 2005 Yorkshire v Kent|
|Last List A||22 May 2011 Yorkshire v Worcestershire|
|Source: , 29 April 2012|
David John Wainwright (born 21 March 1985, Pontefract, Yorkshire, England) is an English first-class cricketer, who played for Yorkshire County Cricket Club between 2004 and 2011. He is a left arm orthodox spin bowler, who has also played for British Universities and Loughborough UCCE. In 2012, Wainwright moved to Derbyshire County Cricket Club.
Life and career
He was educated at Hemsworth High School and Loughborough University, and is now a full-time cricketer. He started playing cricket at Castleford Cricket Club.
Standing 5 ft 9 he flights the ball well and, up to the middle of the 2011 season, had taken 77 wickets (for an average of 35.61 runs) in 33 first class matches. A left-handed bat, 'Wainers' had then scored 1,010 runs, with a best of 104 not out, averaging 34.82.
In September 2011, Yorkshire CCC announced that Wainwright had exercised the clause in his contract where he can request to be released, if he is not playing regular first team cricket. In 2012, Wainwright moved to Derbyshire and took a first-class, career best return of 6 for 33, on his debut for them against Northamptonshire. He is currently six dismissals short of 100 first-class wickets.
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- "David Wainwright". Espncricinfo.com. Retrieved 10 July 2011.
- "Yorkshire Secure Young Talent". Yorkshireccc.com. Retrieved 21 September 2011.
- "David Wainwright". Espncricinfo.com. Retrieved 29 April 2012.