David Ridley

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David Ridley
Personal information
Full name David Anthony Ridley
Born (1954-05-05) 5 May 1954 (age 63)
Stourbridge, Worcestershire, England
Batting style Right-handed
Role Wicketkeeper
Domestic team information
Years Team
1981–1989 Dorset
Career statistics
Competition LA
Matches 3
Runs scored 18
Batting average 6.00
100s/50s –/–
Top score 10
Balls bowled
Wickets
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 2/–
Source: Cricinfo, 23 March 2010

David Anthony Ridley (born 5 May 1954) is a former English cricketer. Ridley was a right-handed batsman who played primarily as a wicketkeeper.

Ridley made his debut for Dorset in the 1979 Minor Counties Championship against Somerset II. He represented Dorset in 34 Minor Counties Championship matches and 12 Minor Counties Trophy matches from 1979 to 1989, with his final Minor Counties match for Dorset coming against Wales Minor Counties.

Ridley trialed at both Kent County Cricket Club and Worcestershire County Cricket Club. He was offered a contract at Worcestershire and predominantly played for the 2XI as a specialist wicketkeeper.

In 1983, he made his List-A debut for Dorset against Essex in the 1st round of the 1983 NatWest Trophy. Ridley played 2 further List-A matches for Dorset against Somerset in the 1st round of the 1986 NatWest Trophy and against Kent in the 1st round of the 1989 NatWest Trophy.

Ridley took a total of 59 catches and 10 stumpings during his Dorset career.

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