Full name David Ryan Else
Born February 12, 1973, Bunbury, Western Australia
Current age 44 years 42 days
Major teams Australian Country XI, Queensland Country, South Queensland
Batting style Left-hand bat
Fielding position Wicketkeeper
David Else arrived in Toowoomba in 1998 where he plays for the University CC in the Toowoomba CA competitions. He represented Toowoomba and Eastern Downs in QCA competitions and has kept wicket for Eastern Downs in the Schaefer Shield in each season since his arrival and has represented South Queensland in the Country Cup. He was selected as the Queensland Country wicket keeper for the National Country Championships played at Barooga in New South Wales in January 1999 and performed with considerable credit. He can open the innings and has done so for each of Toowoomba, Eastern Downs and South Queensland as well as in three of his five matches for Queensland Country, batting in the middle of the order in the other two. He was captain of the South Queensland team in 2001-02 and 2002-03 and was selected in that role in the Queensland Country team in each of these two seasons. A good series saw him as a member of the Australia Country team for the match against New Zealand. Before coming to Toowoomba he played cricket in Bunbury with the South Bunbury CC and spent six seasons playing in Perth, two with Melville and four with University. In 1995 he played league cricket in Kent for St Lawrence and Highland Court. Schools: Bunbury Primary; Bunbury Senior High. He is a Master Student in Sports Psychology at the University of Southern Queensland. (Warwick Torrens, Jan 2003)
Stats highlights from the fourth day in Ranchi, where Cheteshwar Pujara batted for ages and the Australians toiled like they haven't had to in many years
For the third time this home season, the team took the lead after its opposition put up 400 batting first but the Ranchi effort was special
Also, which players have the most half-centuries without ever having made a hundred?
South Africa are set to play 14 Tests in nine months soon, so both fast bowlers, despite being sent home from New Zealand, should not lose hope
This Bangladesh are crazy if they think they can beat Sri Lanka in their own den. Right?
Under duress again, Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim forged a match-winning partnership and contributed in the second innings to help Bangladesh create history