David Dawson (cricketer)

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David Dawson
Personal information
Full name David Graham Dawson
Born (1982-03-07) 7 March 1982 (age 35)
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Nickname Smokey
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Batting style Right-handed
Role Wicketkeeper
Domestic team information
Years Team
2004-2008 Tasmania
2011- NSW Blues
Career statistics
Competition FC LA
Matches 20 9
Runs scored 944 137
Batting average 25.51 17.12
100s/50s 2/4 0/1
Top score 144* 55
Balls bowled 0 0
Wickets - -
Bowling average - -
5 wickets in innings - -
10 wickets in match - -
Best bowling - -
Catches/stumpings 18/0 7/0
, 26 February 2008

David Graham Dawson (born 7 March 1982 in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory) is an Australian cricket player, who played for the Tasmanian Tigers and New South Wales. He plays club cricket for Kingborough Cricket Club.

David Dawson broke into the Australian first class cricket scene in spectacular fashion, when on debut, he became the first batsman to ever score a century on debut, and carry the bat through the innings at the same time. Like the Tigers senior keeper, Sean Clingeleffer he has fallen victim to the Tigers' policy of not picking a specialist keeper for one day cricket, and also fails to get regular games in the Pura Cup team. However he has developed a reputation for eking out dogged innings when required, including a 144 not out to save a game against the Southern Redbacks.

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