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Player Profile

Introducing Duncan Read

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Nickname: Dunc, Formerly Dave

Playing Style: Right Hand Bat, Right Arm Fast

Club Debut: 1980

Duncan Read has been without question one of the quickest bowlers ever to play for Chew Magna. With a high action and shoulders like Samson he could deliver the ball at frightening speed. He made his first team debut against Shepton Mallet in 1980 and never looked back from there. Our promotion to the Premier Division showed his talent off to those South of the Mendips who run Somerset league cricket. This resulted in appearences for the League XI and a Second Eleven game for Somerset against Glamorgan. Duncan's batting has always been a bit hit and miss, but no one will forget his 96 against Wells in the Somerset cup one evening at Chew Court. 12 overs of controlled slogging at its best. Sadly a knee injury sustained in a game of rugby meant 3 years out of the game and two operations to put it right. After this set back Duncan became a more of an occaisional player, but he still had enough left in the tank to take part in the Junior Cup Final at taunton in 2003. His final over in that game won us the cup when all seemed lost. Duncan has now retired from cricket and plays golf most weekends at Tall Pines GC.


Club Batting (Since May 1982)

Innings Runs Not Out Average
1st XI 88 513 29 8.69
2nd XI 7 78 2 15.60
Sun XI 5 25 2 8.33
Total 100 616 33 9.19

Club Bowling (Since May 1982)

Overs Maidens Wickets Runs S/R Econ. Average
1st XI 1430.2 241 252 4977 34.06 3.48 19.75
2nd XI 142.0 24 18 402 47.33 2.83 22.33
Sun XI 54.0 7 4 246 81.00 4.56 61.50
Total 1626.2 272 274 5625 35.61 3.46 20.53

Club Appearances (Since May 1982)

League Cup Friendly Other
1st XI 115 28 0 0
2nd XI 9 0 0 0
Sun XI 0 0 7 0
Total 159

Club Best Batting (Since May 1982)

50 Not Out v Wembdon A, 20th May 1995


Club Best Bowling (Since May 1982)

Overs Maidens Wickets Runs
17.2 3 8 49
v Staplegrove, 12th Jul 1986
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