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David Richardson
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David Richardson

South Africa
David Richardson

INTL CAREER: 1991 - 1998

Full Name

David John Richardson

Born

September 16, 1959, Johannesburg, Transvaal

Age

61y 314d

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Fielding Position

Wicketkeeper

relations

(father),

(brother),

(cousin),

(son)

Other

Administrator

TEAMS

Wisden overview
For the first seven years after South Africa returned from isolation, Dave Richardson was a fixture behind the stumps, his trademark sunhat and brown gloves a reassuring constant in a time of tumult. He was a wicketkeeper from the unobtrusive school who did his job immaculately and without fanfare. South Africa also had ample opportunity to call on his gritty batting talents, and it was in this role that he suffered perhaps his only noticeable case of nerves, when he reached the nineties in the third Test against New Zealand at Cape Town in 1994-95, after being dismissed in the first Test seven runs short of what would have been his maiden century. This time, Richardson duly went on to record his only Test ton. A lawyer, his articulate views on cricket issues are sought-after, and he remained involved in the game as a business agent for several current players. In January 2002 he was appointed as the ICC's first General Manager and, a decade later, its chief executive. Neil Manthorp

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test42648135910924.26324141.931814421502
ODI12277338685319.72129866.870133114817
FC20031051698113426.9563757940
List A2802146934139423.5301431529
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test42------------
ODI122------------
FC200630---3.00-000
List A280000-----000
David John Richardson
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Debut/Last Matches - Player

Photos


David Richardson, Steve Elworthy and UK sports minister Mims Davies at an event marking the 100-day countdown to the World Cup
ICC CEO David Richardson presents Afghanistan with the trophy
Players of both teams mingle with each other after the match
David Richardson and Najam Sethi address a press conference in Lahore
ICC chairman Shashank Manohar and chief executive David Richardson read on
Steve Elworthy, Eoin Morgan and David Richardson during the Champions Trophy 2017 launch