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David East      

Full name David Edward East

Born July 27, 1959, Clapton, London

Current age 54 years 349 days

Major teams Essex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 190 254 32 4553 134 20.50 4 17 480 53
List A 171 98 29 889 43 12.88 0 0 174 19
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 190 26 17 0 - - - 3.92 - 0 0 0
List A 171 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1981-1989
List A span 1981-1991
Profile

David East was an ever-present in the Essex side which were so dominant in domestic cricket in the 1980s, and he typified the kind of cricketer which underpinned their success. As a wicketkeeper-batsman he succeeded Neil Smith and quickly secured his place. In eight full seasons he made four hundreds, although he was less effective as a late-order biffer in the one-day game. After retiring he retained his links with the county, becoming their chief executive.
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Sep 1984

Stuart Turner, David East and Brian Hardie listen to commentary from Taunton ... and celebrate as Somerset's defeat means they won the Championship, Chelmsford, September 1984

Stuart Turner, David East and Brian Hardie listen to commentary from Taunton

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