David Fulton

Country: England
Born: November 15, 1971, Lewisham, London
Height: 6ft 2in
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Slow Left arm Orthodox
Playing role: Middle order Batter

David Fulton Bio

David Paul Fulton is an eminent cricket player hailing from England. Born on March 28, 1974, Fulton has etched his name in the history of cricket through his remarkable performances as a top-order batsman. With his astute leadership skills and excellent cricketing abilities, Fulton has left a lasting impact on the sport.

Fulton made his debut for the Kent cricket team in 1992, marking the beginning of a successful career. His consistent performances and dedication towards the game quickly caught the attention of the selectors. In 2003, after sharing the captaincy role with Matthew Fleming, Fulton was entrusted with the captain’s armband. He embraced the responsibility and led his team admirably both on and off the field.

Fulton’s leadership skills were highly praised by none other than the legendary cricketer Steve Waugh. During a stint as an overseas player in 2002, Waugh commended Fulton’s cricketing acumen and predicted a bright future for him in English cricket. In fact, Waugh even suggested that Fulton might one day lead the national team, attributing his exceptional cricketing brain, courage, team-oriented mindset, and willingness to trust his instincts.

However, Fulton’s career faced a significant setback when an unfortunate incident nearly ended it prematurely. Prior to the 2003 season, while facing a bowling machine in the nets, Fulton was struck in his left eye by a ball. The injuries were severe, and he underwent major surgery, consulting three specialists. Despite this setback, Fulton exhibited tremendous determination and resilience, returning to the field after an eight-week recovery period to resume his captaincy duties.

Among Fulton’s notable achievements is his claim to have caught the legendary Viv Richards in the final innings of his first-class career. This accomplishment, according to the official Kent website, further solidified Fulton’s reputation as a talented cricketer.

Not confined solely to his on-field endeavors, Fulton has also established himself as a respected cricket commentator. He currently works for Sky Sports, providing valuable insights and analysis to cricket enthusiasts around the world.

In recent seasons, Fulton faced challenges in finding the same level of success he had enjoyed earlier in his career. Consequently, Kent decided not to renew his contract at the conclusion of the 2006 season. However, Fulton ended his tenure with the county in spectacular fashion, smashing an impressive 155 runs against Middlesex in his final innings at Canterbury.

Even though Fulton’s playing career has come to a close, his contributions to English cricket will always be remembered. As a talented batsman, shrewd leader, and insightful commentator, Fulton has left an indelible mark on the sport. His passion and commitment continue to inspire budding cricketers, ensuring his legacy lives on in the hearts of cricket fans.

David Fulton Career Stats

David Fulton Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
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FC 200 352 20 12125 208* 36.52 - - 28 53 - - 266 0
List A 108 99 5 1962 82 20.87 - - 0 7 - - 46 0
T20s 5 4 2 40 15 20 50 80 0 0 2 0 1 0

David Fulton Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
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FC 200 - 193 120 1 1/37 - 120 3.73 193 - 0 0
List A 108 - 6 9 0 - - - 9 - 0 0 0
T20s 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -

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