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David Sales      

Full name David John Grimwood Sales

Born December 3, 1977, Carshalton, Surrey

Current age 37 years 19 days

Major teams Northamptonshire, Wellington

Nickname Jumble, Car-boot

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Height 6 ft 0 in

Education Caterham School

David John Grimwood Sales
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 249 395 35 14140 303* 39.27 29 64 221 0
List A 267 254 35 7406 161 33.81 4 53 114 0
Twenty20 61 57 12 1279 78* 28.42 1017 125.76 0 10 111 53 28 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 249 345 184 9 4/25 20.44 3.20 38.3 0 0
List A 267 84 67 0 - - - 4.78 - 0 0 0
Twenty20 61 2 12 23 1 1/10 1/10 23.00 11.50 12.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut 1996
Last First-class Northamptonshire v Yorkshire at Northampton, May 31-Jun 3, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 1994
Last List A Warwickshire v Northamptonshire at Birmingham, Aug 26, 2013 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Worcestershire v Northamptonshire at Worcester, Jun 13, 2003 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Northamptonshire v Durham at Northampton, Jun 27, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
- Northants v Durham Northampton 27 Jun 2014 T20
25 Northants v Lancashire Manchester 20 Jun 2014 T20
23 Northants v Warwickshire Birmingham 19 Jun 2014 T20
17 Northants v Yorkshire Northampton 13 Jun 2014 T20
6, 0 Northants v Yorkshire Northampton 31 May 2014 FC
5 Northants v Worcs Worcester 30 May 2014 T20
43, 25 Northants v Middlesex Northampton 18 May 2014 FC
10, 19 Northants v Notts Nottingham 11 May 2014 FC
0 Nthants 2nd v Essex 2nd XI Northampton 9 May 2014 Other T20
1 Nthants 2nd v Essex 2nd XI Northampton 9 May 2014 Other T20
Profile

The hard-hitting David Sales was a precocious talent, his first-class career beginning in spectacular fashion when he cracked 210 not out against Worcestershire in 1996 aged 18 - the youngest person to score a Championship double hundred. The appearance of a young cricketer with potential for destruction excited predictions of an international career, but it never quite worked out. He had a long, and at times fruitful, county career, and was highly watchable when in full flow, but a first-class average below 40 was perhaps a cause for regret.

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Aug 4, 2013

David Sales celebrates his double hundred, Northamptonshire v Gloucestershire, County Championship, Division Two, Wantage Road, August 4, 2013

David Sales celebrates his double hundred

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Aug 9, 2010

David Sales looked in fine touch but was dismissed for 36, Derbyshire v Northamptonshire, County Championship, Division Two, Chesterfield, August 9, 2009

David Sales looked in fine touch but was dismissed for 36

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May 31, 2010

David Sales made 62 from 58 balls at the top of the order for Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire v Netherlands, Clydesdale Bank 40, Northampton, May 31, 2010

David Sales made 62 from 58 balls at the top of the order for Northamptonshire

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 1996

Tour Results
England v India at Cardiff - Sep 16, 2011
England won by 6 wickets (with 10 balls remaining) (D/L method)
England v India at Lord's - Sep 11, 2011
Match tied (D/L method)
England v India at The Oval - Sep 9, 2011
England won by 3 wickets (with 7 balls remaining) (D/L method)
England v India at Southampton - Sep 6, 2011
England won by 7 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
England v India at Chester-le-Street - Sep 3, 2011
No result
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