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Full name David Cowan
Born March 30, 1964, St Andrews, Fife
Current age 50 years 362 days
Major teams Scotland
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
|First-class span||1991 - 1991|
|List A span||1989 - 1999|
He fist played for Scotland in 1989 and has been in and out of the side since that time. He has a total of 25 caps. Destroying all club bowling in club cricket "The Coo" as he is known has had little opportunity to show his prowess while batting for the national side. However, he has contributed many vital spells of bowling, with the best being 5 for 45 against M.C.C. in 1994. He works as a tradesman woth Fife Council, Building Operations.
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