David Anthony Graveney OBE (born 2 January 1953, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol) is a leading figure in English cricket and former chairman of the England Test selectors, a post he held from 1997 until 2008. Graveney attended Millfield School in Somerset.

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  • David Anthony Graveney OBE (born 2 January 1953, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol) is a leading figure in English cricket and former chairman of the England Test selectors, a post he held from 1997 until 2008. Graveney attended Millfield School in Somerset. He led a successful first-class cricket career between 1972 and 1994. He was a useful right hand batsman and an orthodox left-arm spinner who represented Gloucestershire (1972–1990) (captain 1982–1988), Somerset (1991) and Durham (1992–1994) (captain 1992–1993). He took 981 wickets in 457 first-class matches (with a personal best of 8/85) and 287 wickets in 382 List A limited-over matches (with a personal best of 5/11). He is a qualified chartered accountant and is a former chief executive of the Professional Cricketers' Association. He managed the rebel tour to South Africa in 1989-90 and became chairman of the selectors in 1997, taking over from Ray Illingworth. On 31 December 2005, he was awarded the OBE for services to cricket. On 18 January 2008, Graveney was removed from the position and awarded the position of national performance manager, monitoring young players in domestic cricket. Geoff Miller took the position over, heading up a four-man panel which included Peter Moores, James Whitaker and Ashley Giles. (en)
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  • David Anthony Graveney OBE (born 2 January 1953, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol) is a leading figure in English cricket and former chairman of the England Test selectors, a post he held from 1997 until 2008. Graveney attended Millfield School in Somerset. (en)
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