David Freedman      

Full name David Andrew Freedman

Born June 19, 1964, Sydney, New South Wales

Current age 56 years 261 days

Major teams New South Wales

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm wrist-spin

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 56 63 17 605 54* 13.15 0 2 19 0
List A 4 2 1 8 6 8.00 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 56 9998 4998 161 8/49 31.04 2.99 62.0 7 4
List A 4 144 113 1 1/24 1/24 113.00 4.70 144.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1991/92 - 1998/99
List A span 1991/92 - 1997/98

David 'Freddy' Freedman is a vastly experienced cricketer, whose skill in the unusual art of left arm leg spin has seen him win over fifty caps for New South Wales in a first class career that has spanned close to a decade. From an undemonstrative, slightly stooping action and short run-up, Freedman's tendency is to pitch fractionally short of a driveable length and to spin the ball back into right handers. But his repertoire encompasses good variety and a number of the flatter, faster balls that he bowls also have the capacity to deceive batsmen, especially on the traditionally spin-friendly pitches at his home ground in Sydney. Highlights of his career have included an appearance in two Sheffield Shield Final teams; selection in an Australia 'A' side in 1992-93; a sensational match haul of 11/93 against West Indies in 1995-96; and even two first class half centuries with the bat. Whilst his influence shows signs of waning as he heads into his mid to late-thirties, Freedman remains a popular member of the Blues squad and his guidance is likely to continue to prove invaluable to some of the younger bowlers in the State's ranks over forthcoming seasons. (John Polack, July 2000)

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Nov 16, 1997

Freedman appeals during the Sheffield Shield match between NSW and Queensland at Newcastle. 16th Nov 1997

David Freedman appeals, New South Wales v Queensland, Sheffield Shield, 1997/98

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