David Murray      

Full name David Anthony Murray

Born May 29, 1950, Murray's Gap, Westbury Road, St Michael, Bridgetown, Barbados

Current age 66 years 329 days

Major teams West Indies, Barbados

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Relation Father - ED Weekes, Son - RL Hoyte

David Anthony Murray
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 19 31 3 601 84 21.46 0 3 0 57 5
ODIs 10 7 2 45 35 9.00 140 32.14 0 0 6 0 16 0
First-class 114 176 30 4503 206* 30.84 7 19 293 30
List A 49 37 11 627 78 24.11 0 4 68 3
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 19 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 10 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 114 12 11 0 - - - 5.50 - 0 0 0
List A 49 8 13 0 - - - 9.75 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut West Indies v Australia at Georgetown, Mar 31-Apr 5, 1978 scorecard
Last Test Australia v West Indies at Sydney, Jan 2-6, 1982 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut England v West Indies at The Oval, Sep 7, 1973 scorecard
Last ODI Pakistan v West Indies at Adelaide, Dec 5, 1981 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1970/71 - 1981/82
List A span 1972/73 - 1983/84
Profile

But for his namesake Deryck, the West Indian David Murray would surely have played many more than 19 Tests. He was a talented wicketkeeper and a capable batsman who made three Test fifties and a first-class double hundred, at Jamshedpur on the 1978-79 tour of India. He took over from Deryck Murray - they were not related - in 1980-81 and was briefly No. 1. But he had serious underlying drug problems and was almost sent home from Australia in 1975-76. In Australia six years later he played back-to-back Tests with a broken finger but reacted angrily to being dropped for the one-dayers that followed and did not play again. In 1983 he threw in his lot with the West Indies rebel tour of South Africa and received a life ban. He lived in Australia until 1991 when he returned to his native Bridgetown. He fell on hard times and became a drug addict.
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Guyana 187 Leeward Is 255/7 (117 ov)
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West Indies 278/9 (92.3 ov)
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