Full name David John Sincock
Born February 1, 1942, North Adelaide, South Australia
Current age 74 years 9 days
Major teams Australia, South Australia
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Slow left-arm chinaman
|Test debut||Australia v Pakistan at Melbourne, Dec 4-8, 1964 scorecard|
|Last Test||Australia v England at Sydney, Jan 7-11, 1966 scorecard|
|First-class span||1960/61 - 1965/66|
David Sincock was a decent enough chinaman bowler who could turn the ball to good effect but often with insufficient control. He had an excellent debut, taking 6 for 52 against New South Wales at Adelaide in 1960-61, but thereafter struggled for consistency. Nevertheless, he played three Tests, although without any real success. Sincock once told Gideon Haigh that his early retirement was brought about by the repetition of the game ... he could not see much point in trying to dismiss a batsman again if he had already got him out.
South Australia 1960-61 to 1965-66, Cavaliers tour to India & South Africa 1962-63, Australian tour to West Indies 1965
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