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David Hopkins (cricketer)

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Full name  David Charles Hopkins
1977–1981  Warwickshire
Batting style  Right-handed
Name  David Hopkins
Bowling style  Right-arm medium
Role  Cricket Player
1982  Buckinghamshire

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Born  11 February 1957 (age 58) (1957-02-11) Birmingham, Warwickshire, England

David Charles Hopkins (born 11 February 1957) is a former English cricketer. Hopkins was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace. He was born in Birmingham, Warwickshire.

Hopkins made his first-class debut for Warwickshire against Somerset in the 1977 County Championship. He made 35 further first-class appearances, the last of which came against Yorkshire in the 1981 County Championship. In his 36 first-class matches, he scored 332 runs at an average of 10.37, with a high score of 34 not out. With the ball, he took 53 wickets at a bowling average of 38.13, with best figures of 6/67. These figures, his only five wicket haul in first-class cricket, came against Somerset in the 1979 County Championship, a season in which he took 27 wickets at an average of 32.81, which was his most successful season in first-class cricket. He made his List A debut for Warwickshire against Leicestershire in the 1978 John Player League. He made 23 further List A appearances, the last of which came against Devon in the 1980 Gillette Cup. In his 24 List A appearances, he scored 60 runs at an average of 7.50, with a high score of 35 not out. With the ball, he took 22 wickets at an average of 32.36, with best figures of 3/26.

Leaving Warwickshire at the end of the 1981 season he joined Buckinghamshire, making 2 appearances for the county in the 1982 Minor Counties Championship, both against Oxfordshire.


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