David Baker (cricketer, born 1935)

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David Baker
Personal information
Full nameDavid William Baker
Born (1935-07-26) 26 July 1935 (age 83)
Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire
BattingRight handed
BowlingLegbreak, googly
Domestic team information
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 34
Runs scored 101
Batting average 4.20
100s/50s 0/0
Top score 15
Balls bowled 5,392
Wickets 78
Bowling average 36.61
5 wickets in innings 3
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 5/47
Catches/stumpings 11/–
Source: CricInfo, 20 March 2017

David William Baker (born 26 July 1935) is an English former professional cricketer active 1961–65. Baker was born in Kingston upon Hull.[1] He was a legbreak and googly bowler who played in 34 first-class cricket matches in his career.[2]

After signing for Kent County Cricket Club in 1959 he made his senior debut for the side in 1961. Baker played 27 times for Kent between 1961 and the end of the 1963 season before moving to Nottinghamshire. He played seven times in two seasons for Notts before being released by the club.[3]


  1. ^ David Baker, CricInfo. Retrieved 2017-03-20.
  2. ^ David Baker, CricketArchive. Retrieved 2017-03-20.
  3. ^ The Canterbury connection, Trent Bridge. Retrieved 2017-03-20.

External links[edit]

David Baker at ESPNcricinfo