Full name David Kenneth Fasken
Born March 23, 1932, Batu Gajah, Ipoh, Federated Malay States
Died May 24, 2006 (aged 74 years 62 days)
Major teams DR Jardine's XI, Free Foresters, LC Steven's XI, Marylebone Cricket Club, Oxford University
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast
Education Wellington College; Oxford University
|First-class span||1953 - 1962|
David Fasken was a right-arm fast-medium bowler who won Blues at Oxford in 1953, 1954 and 1955, with his best season being his second when he took 26 wickets at 35.30. His best bowling came in his third match, against the touring Australians, when he took 5 for 108, the only five-wicket haul of his career. His appearances were very limited by exams in his final year, and after leaving university he played a number of first-class matches, almost all against student sides. He went on to become vice-chairman of Earls Court and Olympia and was also president of the Frogs.
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