David Brant – Oakley CC Legend

It is sad to report the death of David Brant on 25th May 2019. David was a long serving member of Oakley Cricket Club; spanning over 40 years. He played his last game for Oakley in 1993.

David was a well-loved member of Oakley. He was Sunday Captain in 1960; Saturday Captain between 1964 and 1966. He was joint Saturday 2nd team Captain in 1981.

David was the Club’s fixture secretary between 1967 and 1969. He was the Club’s Chairman between 1978 and 1980. He had a second spell as Chairman between 1983 and 1985.

David contributed a lot to the Club and was honoured as Clubman of the Year in 1976.

David was made an honorary life member in 1982.

David was a batsman and occasional bowler. His best score was 77 and his best bowling return was 6 for 26. David was an excellent fielder taking over 100 catches; many times, taking the most catches in a season.

David will be sadly missed. David’s funeral will take place on 10th June 2019 at 1.30pm at St Leonard’s Church in Oakley. All are welcome to attend.

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