David Capel      

Full name David John Capel

Born February 6, 1963, Northampton

Current age 54 years 141 days

Major teams England, Eastern Province, Northamptonshire

Nickname Capes

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Other Coach

Height 6 ft 0 in

Education Roade Comprehensive

Relation Son - JD Capel

David John Capel
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 15 25 1 374 98 15.58 1231 30.38 0 2 34 1 6 0
ODIs Insights on odi 23 19 2 327 50* 19.23 479 68.26 0 1 4 6 0
First-class 313 477 66 12202 175 29.68 16 72 156 0
List A 345 308 52 7011 121 27.38 4 28 84 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 15 23 2000 1064 21 3/88 4/154 50.66 3.19 95.2 0 0 0
ODIs Insights on odi 23 22 1038 805 17 3/38 3/38 47.35 4.65 61.0 0 0 0
First-class 313 33070 17573 546 7/44 32.18 3.18 60.5 14 0
List A 345 12315 9139 281 5/51 5/51 32.52 4.45 43.8 8 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v Pakistan at Leeds, Jul 2-6, 1987 scorecard
Last Test West Indies v England at St John's, Apr 12-16, 1990 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut England v India at Sharjah, Apr 2, 1987 scorecard
Last ODI West Indies v England at Bridgetown, Apr 3, 1990 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1981 - 1998
List A debut 1982
Last List A Northamptonshire Cricket Board v Yorkshire Cricket Board at Northampton, Aug 29, 2002 scorecard
Profile

David Capel was England's nearly man who had the definitive impossible job when he came into an England side looking for the new Ian Botham in the mid-1980s, and after swimming confidently for a time, he soon sank. Quite simply, Capel was not good enough to justify his place with bat or ball, and averages of 15 and 50 from 15 Tests tell the story. He made a 98, at Karachi in 1987-88 but he also had 13 scores of 6 or less in 25 innings. His energetic medium-pace was pretty innocuous but he did have a distinguished rabbit: Viv Richards, who he dismissed three times. And he did play his part in one of England's most unlikely successes, as the most sedate of Graham Gooch's four-man seam attack in Jamaica in 1989-90.

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Apr 29, 2014

Tony Pigott and David Capel inspect the pitch, Nottinghamshire v Warwickshire, County Championship, Trent Bridge, 3rd day, April 29, 2014

Tony Pigott and David Capel inspect the pitch

© PA Photos

Aug 9, 2013

David Capel coaches England women ahead of the women's Ashes series, England v Australia, Wormsley, August 9, 2013

David Capel coaches England women

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Apr 27, 2005

David Capel portrait, 2005

David Capel portrait, 2005

© Pete Norton

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street - Jun 26-29
Durham 197 Worcs 213/4 (43 ov)
Essex v Middlesex at Chelmsford - Jun 26-29
Middlesex 246 Essex 106/0 (36 ov)
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - Jun 26-29
Derbyshire 288 Glamorgan 5/0 (2 ov)
Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton - Jun 26-29
Hampshire 211/9d Somerset 18/0 (6 ov)
Northants v Leics at Northampton - Jun 26-29
Northants 261 Leics 65/4 (25 ov)
Notts v Kent at Nottingham - Jun 26-29
Kent 180 Notts 135/3 (42 ov)
Sussex v Gloucs at Hove - Jun 26-29
Sussex 358/9d Gloucs 31/0 (7 ov)
Warwickshire v Lancashire at Birmingham - Jun 26-29
Lancashire 273 Warwickshire 23/1 (13 ov)
Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds - Jun 26-29
Surrey 374/6 (96 ov)
ENG Women v PAK Women at Leicester
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