Full name David Robert Osborne
Born September 29, 1879, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Died 1954, Bahamas (aged 74 years)
Major teams Cambridge University, Middlesex
Bowling style Right-arm medium
|First-class span||1905 - 1914|
A medium-pace bowler, David Osborne's four-match career was spread over nine years - one appearance while at Cambridge in 1905, one for Middlesex in 1911 and two for MCC against the universities in 1913 and 1914. He also played for Buckinghamshire immediately before the war.
The mauling at Lord's means once again England are being reactive in terms of who bats at one-drop. It also means they are likely to shed their new-found aggression