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David Capel
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Full name David John Capel
Born 6 February 1963
Northampton, England
Died 2 September 2020(2020-09-02) (aged 57)
Sheffield, England
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODIs FC List A
Matches 15 23 313 345
Runs scored 374 327 12,202 7,011
Batting average 15.58 19.23 29.68 27.38
100s/50s -/2 -/1 16/72 4/28
Top score 98 50* 175 121
Balls bowled 2,000 1,038 33,070 12,315
Wickets 21 17 546 237
Bowling average 50.66 47.35 32.18 32.52
5 wickets in innings 14 1
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 3/88 3/38 7/44 5/51
Catches/stumpings 6/- 6/- 156/- 84/-

David John Capel (6 February 1963 – 2 September 2020) was an English cricketer. He played for Northamptonshire and England.

He was part of the Northamptonshire County Cricket Club both as a player as well as coach for 32 years.

He became the assistant coach of the England women's cricket team in 2013, staying in the role until 2015.

In October 2016, he was appointed by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) as the head coach of the Bangladesh women's cricket team.

In 2018, he was diagnosed with brain cancer. He died from the disease on 2 September 2020, aged 57.

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