David Cook (cricketer)

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David Cook
Personal information
Full name David Roland Cook
Born (1936-09-02) 2 September 1936 (age 82)
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Left-arm fast-medium
Relations Michael Cook (brother)
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1962–1968 Warwickshire
Career statistics
Competition First-class List A
Matches 9 1
Runs scored 108 3
Batting average 13.50 3.00
100s/50s –/– –/–
Top score 28* 3
Balls bowled 1,571 44
Wickets 23 1
Bowling average 23.21 44.00
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 4/66 1/44
Catches/stumpings 7/– 1/–
Source: Cricinfo, 10 May 2012

David Roland Cook (born 2 September 1936) is a former English cricketer. Cook was a right-handed batsman who bowled left-arm fast-medium. He was born at Birmingham, Warwickshire.

Cook made his first-class debut for Warwickshire against Oxford University in 1962. He next appeared for the county in first-class cricket in 1967 against Middlesex in the County Championship.[1] Cook made seven further first-class appearances for the county, the last of which came against Kent in the 1968 County Championship.[1] In his total of nine first-class appearances, he scored 108 runs at an average of 13.50, with a high score of 28*.[2] With the ball, he took 23 wickets at a bowling average of 23.21, with best figures of 4/66.[3] Cook also made a single List A appearance for Warwickshire against Somerset in the 1967 Gillette Cup.[4] His only wicket in the match was that of Mervyn Kitchen, while with the bat he was run out for 3, with Somerset winning by 23 runs.[5]

Cook also played rugby union for Coventry and Warwickshire.[6] His brother, Michael, was also a first-class cricketer.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "First-Class Matches played by David Cook". CricketArchive. Retrieved 10 May 2012.
  2. ^ "First-class Batting and Fielding For Each Team by David Cook". CricketArchive. Retrieved 11 May 2012.
  3. ^ "First-class Bowling For Each Team by David Cook". CricketArchive. Retrieved 11 May 2012.
  4. ^ "List A Matches played by David Cook". CricketArchive. Retrieved 11 May 2012.
  5. ^ "Warwickshire v Somerset, 1967 Gillette Cup". CricketArchive. Retrieved 11 May 2012.
  6. ^ "Player profile: David Cook". CricketArchive. Retrieved 11 May 2012.

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