David Wheatman

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David Wheatman
Personal information
Full name David Mark Wheatman
Born (1966-01-31)31 January 1966
Kendal, Westmorland, England
Died 24 October 2004(2004-10-24) (aged 38)
Lancaster, Lancashire, England
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Left-arm fast-medium
Domestic team information
Years Team
1990–2001 Cumberland
Career statistics
Competition List A
Matches 4
Runs scored 9
Batting average 4.50
100s/50s –/–
Top score 8*
Balls bowled 120
Wickets 2
Bowling average 37.50
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 2/23
Catches/stumpings –/–
Source: Cricinfo, 28 March 2011

David Mark Wheatman (31 January 1966 – 24 October 2004) was an English cricketer. Wheatman was a right-handed batsman who bowled left-arm fast-medium. He was born in Kendal, Westmorland and was educated at Kendal Grammar School.[1]

Wheatman made his debut for Cumberland in the 1990 Minor Counties Championship against Suffolk. He played Minor counties cricket for Cumberland infrequently to 2000, including 23 Minor Counties Championship matches[2] and six MCCA Knockout Trophy matches.[3] Wheatman made his List A against Kent in the 2000 NatWest Trophy. He played three further List A matches for the county to 2001.[4] In his four List A matches, he scored 9 runs at a batting average of 4.50, with a high score of 8*.[5] With the ball he took 2 wickets at a bowling average of 37.50, with best figures of 2/23.[6]

Outside of the county game, he played for Netherfield Cricket Club and was employed as an insurance broker with Talbot Insurance Brokers.[1] He died in St John's Hospice, Lancaster, Lancashire on 24 October 2004 following a two-year battle with cancer, leaving behind his partner and one daughter.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Tribute to David Wheatman". The Westmorland Gazette. 29 October 2004. Retrieved 28 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "Minor Counties Championship Matches played by David Wheatman". CricketArchive. Retrieved 28 March 2011. 
  3. ^ "Minor Counties Trophy Matches played by David Wheatman". CricketArchive. Retrieved 28 March 2011. 
  4. ^ "List A Matches played by David Wheatman". CricketArchive. Retrieved 28 March 2011. 
  5. ^ "List A Batting and Fielding For Each Team by David Wheatman". CricketArchive. Retrieved 28 March 2011. 
  6. ^ "List A Bowling For Each Team by David Wheatman". CricketArchive. Retrieved 28 March 2011. 

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