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David Thomas      

Full name David James Thomas

Born June 30, 1959, Solihull, Warwickshire

Died July 28, 2012 (aged 53 years 28 days)

Major teams Gloucestershire, Natal, Northern Transvaal, Surrey

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm fast

Relation Son - CJO Thomas

David James Thomas
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 150 193 41 3044 119 20.02 2 8 50 0
List A 152 107 25 1531 72 18.67 0 6 24 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 150 21447 11415 336 6/36 33.97 3.19 63.8 7 1
List A 152 6475 4730 140 4/13 4/13 33.78 4.38 46.2 2 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1977-1988
List A span 1977-1988
Profile

David Thomas was left-arm all-rounder who flirted with an England place and helped Surrey to the 1982 NatWest Trophy. Warwickshire born but a Surrey player from his debut in 1977 to 1987, Thomas was a hard-hitting lower-order batsman and a left-arm bowler capable of sharp pace and swing.

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Apr 1979

David Thomas, April, 1979

David Thomas

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Jun 6, 1978

David Thomas in action for Surrey, June 6, 1978

David Thomas in action for Surrey

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Hampshire v Kent at Southampton - Sep 15-18
Kent 507 Hampshire 351 & 110/1 (f/o)
Notts v Sussex at Nottingham - Sep 15-18
Sussex 391 & 367/5 Notts 413
Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton - Sep 15-18
Somerset 523/9d Middlesex 223 & 200/2 (f/o)
Final: Durham v Warwickshire at Lord's
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Derbyshire v Leics at Derby
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Essex v Worcs at Chelmsford
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Glamorgan v Hampshire at Cardiff
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Kent v Gloucs at Canterbury
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Lancashire v Middlesex at Manchester
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Northants v Sussex at Northampton
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Warwickshire v Durham at Birmingham
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Yorkshire v Somerset at Leeds
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