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David Balcombe

Key facts

Full Name: David John Balcombe
Born: December 24 1984 , London
Other teams: Hampshire, Kent, Surrey
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm medium-fast

Biography

A right-arm seamer and useful lower-order batsman, Balcombe retired from professional cricket in February 2016 to pursue a career away from the game. After advancing through the Surrey Academy, Balcombe spent several seasons waiting in the wings before becoming a regular at Hampshire having signed for the club in 2006. He made a handful of appearances for Hampshire in 2007 before the departures of Shane Warne, James Bruce and Shaun Udal, along with injury to Chris Tremlett, provided more regular cricket in 2008. Injury problems limited his chances in 2009 and 2010, but Balcombe enjoyed ...

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