David Charles Nash was born in Chertsey, Surrey and educated at Malvern. He was a dependable right-handed late middle-order batsman and an underrated wicketkeeper, who is eighth in the all-time list for first-class dismissals with 314 (291 caught and 23 stumped).
He rose though the colts system and he made his limited-over debut at seventeen. He made his first-class debut in 1996 and was capped in 2000. He had a meteoric rise and represented the England under-19 and ‘A’ teams. He is a cheerful character who was at the heart of the team.