David Humphries is confirmed dead at the age of 66.
David was best known as a English cricketer (Leicestershire).
David Humphries
Personal information
Full nameDavid John Humphries
Born(1953-08-06)6 August 1953
Alveley, Shropshire
Died15 July 2020(2020-07-15) (aged 66)
BattingLeft-handed
RoleWicket-keeper
Career statistics
CompetitionFirst-classList A
Matches175167
Runs scored5,1161,639
Batting average24.8314.25
100s/50s4/260/3
Top score133*62
Catches/stumpings294/60138/35
Source: CricInfo, 11 May 2020
David John Humphries (6 August 1953 – 15 July 2020) was an English cricketer.
He was born in Alveley, Shropshire, and educated at Bridgnorth Endowed School and Wulfrun College, Wolverhampton.
Humphries played county cricket for Leicestershire and Worcestershire, being capped by Worcestershire in 1978.
He also played for Shropshire between 1971-73, being capped for that county in the latter year, while playing at club level for West Bromwich Dartmouth.
His brother Mark Humphries, also a wicket-keeper, played for Minor Counties and Staffordshire.
He died after a long illness on 15 July 2020 at the age of 66.
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