|Full name||David Leather|
25 November 1977 |
Whiston, Lancashire, England
|Domestic team information|
Source: Cricinfo, 8 April 2011
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.
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. 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. In this match he batted once, being dismissed for a duck by Pat Symcox, while with the ball he bowled 10 wicket-less overs. He later made a single List A appearance, his last, for Cheshire against Kent in the 1999 NatWest Trophy. 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.
- "Minor Counties Championship Matches played by David Leather". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 April 2011.
- "List A Matches played by David Leather". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 April 2011.
- "First-Class Matches played by David Leather". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 April 2011.
- "British Universities v South Africans, 1998". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 April 2011.
- "Teams David Leather played for". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 April 2011.