Richard De Souza      

Full name Richard Maurice De Souza

Born March 1, 1948, Trinidad

Died October 11, 2007, Westmoorings, Port of Spain (aged 59 years 224 days)

Major teams Trinidad & Tobago

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Other Administrator

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 34 57 12 1936 106 43.02 3 15 17 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 34 72 48 1 1/8 48.00 4.00 72.0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1964-1973
Profile

Richard De Souza has been described as one of the best Trinidad players never to play for West Indies, and the statistics tend to back that argument. Over six seasons he consistently averaged over 40, but he was a large man and it was felt that his size and lack of agility counted against him. He became the Trinidad & Tobago board's treasurer in 1981, remaining until 2005 and was also for a time of the board of the WICB.
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