Full Name: David James Pipe
Born: December 16, 1977, Bradford
Other Teams: Worcestershire, Worcestershire CB
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Pipe spent seven seasons at Worcestershire as Steve Rhodes’ understudy, with lengthy spells in the side hard to come by. He took eight catches against Hertfordshire in the Cheltenham & Gloucester Trophy in 2001 to set a new record for the competition, beating Alec Stewart’s tally of seven. Pipe scored his maiden first-class century - 104 not out against Hampshire - two years later, but it was not until Rhodes retired at the end of the 2004 season that Pipe became first-choice wicket-keeper at New Road. However, he joined Derbyshire ahead of the 2006 campaign, during which he played...