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David Sheppard      

Full name David Stuart Sheppard

Born March 6, 1929, Reigate, Surrey

Died March 5, 2005, England (aged 75 years 364 days)

Major teams England, Cambridge University, Sussex

Also known as The Right Reverend Lord David Sheppard

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

David Stuart Sheppard
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 22 33 2 1172 119 37.80 3 6 1 12 0
First-class 230 395 31 15838 239* 43.51 45 75 194 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 22 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 230 120 88 2 1/5 44.00 4.40 60.0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v West Indies at The Oval, Aug 12-16, 1950 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v England at Christchurch, Mar 15-19, 1963 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1947-1962
Profile

David Sheppard was an England batsman who became an ordained minister and rose to become the Bishop of Liverpool. A graceful driver, Sheppard came to the fore on Cyril Coote's pluperfect batting pitches at Fenner's. For the strong Cambridge University side of 1950 Sheppard (227) and John Dewes (183) shared an opening stand of 343 against the West Indian tourists - in response Everton Weekes hammered an unbeaten 304 out of 730 for 3 after Cambridge declared at 594 for 4. Later, in front of Sheppard's home-county crowd at Hove, he and Dewes (212) improved on that with a stand of 349 against Sussex.

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Apr 28, 1981

Reverend David Sheppard addresses Ken Barrington's memorial service, April 28, 1981

Reverend David Sheppard addresses Ken Barrington's memorial service

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1975

David Sheppard after being appointed Bishop of Liverpool, 1975

David Sheppard after being appointed Bishop of Liverpool

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May 24, 1962

The Reverend David Sheppard arrives at the Club Cricket Conference at Hornsey to lead an MCC team, May 24, 1962

The Reverend David Sheppard arrives at the Club Cricket Conference

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Notes

Ordained 1955
Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1953

Country Fixtures Country Results
Hampshire v Kent at Southampton - Sep 15-18
Kent 507 Hampshire 351 & 110/1 (f/o)
Notts v Sussex at Nottingham - Sep 15-18
Sussex 391 & 275/4 Notts 413
Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton - Sep 15-18
Somerset 523/9d Middlesex 223 & 169/2 (f/o)
Final: Durham v Warwickshire at Lord's
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Derbyshire v Leics at Derby
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Essex v Worcs at Chelmsford
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Glamorgan v Hampshire at Cardiff
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Kent v Gloucs at Canterbury
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Lancashire v Middlesex at Manchester
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Northants v Sussex at Northampton
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Warwickshire v Durham at Birmingham
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Yorkshire v Somerset at Leeds
Sep 23-26, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
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