David Leather

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David Leather
Personal information
Full name David Leather
Born (1977-11-25) 25 November 1977 (age 40)
Whiston, Lancashire, England
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm fast-medium
Domestic team information
Years Team
1997–1999 Cheshire
Career statistics
Competition First-class List A
Matches 1 4
Runs scored 0 75
Batting average 0.00 37.50
100s/50s –/– –/–
Top score 0 42*
Balls bowled 60 156
Wickets 2
Bowling average 78.00
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 1/38
Catches/stumpings –/– –/–
Source: Cricinfo, 8 April 2011

David Leather (born 27 November 1977) is a former English cricketer. Brock was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm fast-medium. He was born in Whiston, Lancashire.

Leather made his debut for Cheshire in the 1997 Minor Counties Championship against Devon. Leather played Minor counties cricket for Cheshire from 1997 to 1999, including nine Minor Counties Championship matches.[1]

In 1998, he made his List A debut for the British Universities cricket team against Somerset in the Benson and Hedges Cup. He played two further List A matches for the team in that competition, against Hampshire and Surrey.[2] In that same season he made his only first-class appearance for the team, which came against the touring South Africans at Fenner's, Cambridge.[3] In this match he batted once, being dismissed for a duck by Pat Symcox, while with the ball he bowled 10 wicket-less overs.[4] He later made a single List A appearance, his last, for Cheshire against Kent in the 1999 NatWest Trophy.[2] In total, Leather played four List A matches, scoring 75 runs at a batting average of 37.50, with a high score of 42*. With the ball he took 2 wickets at a bowling average of 78.00, with best figures of 1/38.

He also played Second XI cricket for the Lancashire Second XI in 1995 and the Sussex Second XI in 1998.[5]


  1. ^ "Minor Counties Championship Matches played by David Leather". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 April 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "List A Matches played by David Leather". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "First-Class Matches played by David Leather". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "British Universities v South Africans, 1998". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 April 2011. 
  5. ^ "Teams David Leather played for". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 April 2011. 

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