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David Shepherd      

Full name David Robert Shepherd

Born December 27, 1940, Bideford, Devon

Died October 27, 2009 (aged 68 years 304 days)

Major teams Gloucestershire

Nickname Shep

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Other Umpire

Height 5 ft 10 in

Education Barnstaple Grammar School; St Luke's College, Exeter

Relation Brother - WH Shepherd

David Robert Shepherd
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 282 476 40 10672 153 24.47 12 55 95 0
List A 183 173 17 3330 100 21.34 1 13 34 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 282 196 106 2 1/1 53.00 3.24 98.0 0 0
List A 183 12 14 0 - - - 7.00 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1965-1979
List A span 1965-1979
Umpiring statistics
Test debut England v Australia at Manchester, Aug 1-6, 1985 scorecard
Last Test West Indies v Pakistan at Kingston, Jun 3-7, 2005 scorecard
Test matches 92
Test statistics
ODI debut Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Swansea, Jun 9, 1983 scorecard
Last ODI England v Australia at The Oval, Jul 12, 2005 scorecard
ODI matches 172
ODI statistics
Profile

David Shepherd, who died in October 2009, aged 68, was a renowned international umpire who officiated in 172 ODIs, including three consecutive World Cup finals, and 92 Tests between 1983 and 2005. His roly-poly figure, good-humoured approach to officiating and quirky superstitions - most notably his 'jig' when scores reached 111 or a multiple thereof - made him a favourite with players and spectators the world over.

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Jul 12, 2005

David Shepherd hops as Australia reach 222, England V Australia, Natwest Challenge, 3rd ODI, The Oval, July 12, 2005

David Shepherd hops as Australia reach 222

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Jul 12, 2005

Darren Gough shakes David Shepherd's hand as the umpire bows out of international cricket, England v Australia, NatWest Challenge, The Oval, July 12th, 2005

Darren Gough shakes David Shepherd's hand as the umpire bows out of international cricket

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Jul 11, 2005

David Shepherd relaxes before his final international appearance tomorrow, at The Oval, July 11, 2005

Umpire David Shepherd relaxes at The Oval, before his final match

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Notes

Height: 5ft 10ins
Profession: helps in family Post Office/newsagents business
Interests: all sports, stamp collecting
Awarded MBE for services to cricket in 1997
Awarded honarary life membership of the MCC in 2006

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