Derrick Townshend      

Full name Derrick Walter Townshend

Born April 19, 1944, Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa

Died June 8, 2013, Bulawayo (aged 69 years 50 days)

Major teams Rhodesia

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Other Referee

Height 6.06

Relation Brother - TJ Townshend, Son - MW Townshend

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 5 5 2 75 35 25.00 0 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 5 1120 444 6 2/53 74.00 2.37 186.6 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1967/68 - 1968/69
Profile

A giant of a man, Dobbo Townshend had a brief and uneventful playing career but it was off the pitch that a made a huge impression as an administrator and enthusiast. At various times he was manager of the national team, coach and manager of Matabeleland, and a match referee in domestic competitions. He also put tremendous energy into the Bulawayo Athletic Club and its facilities.

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