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David Balcombe

Key facts

Full Name: David John Balcombe
Born: December 24 1984 , London
County: Hampshire
Other teams: Durham UCCE, Surrey 2nd XI, Kent
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm medium-fast

Biography

A right-arm seam bowler and useful lower-order batsman, Balcombe spent several seasons waiting in the wings before becoming a regular at Hampshire. His patience finally paid dividends in 2012 as Balcombe found himself leading an inexperienced Hampshire attack, playing every game in the LV= County Championship and taking 64 first-class wickets at 26 - as well as adding useful lower-order runs with an average touching 20. A graduate of Durham UCCE, Balcombe signed for Hampshire in 2006 and made a handful of appearances for Hampshire in 2007 before the departure of Shane Warne, James Bruce ...

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