David Alan Lewis (born 1 June 1964 in Cork, Ireland) is an Irish former cricketer and current Rugby Union referee. His father Ian also played cricket for Ireland. Lewis is also an occasional media commentator on Irish cricket.
A right-handed batsman and right-arm medium pace bowler, he played 121 times for the Ireland cricket team between 1984 and 1997, including eight first-class matches against Scotland and 23 List A matches. He captained Ireland on 35 occasions. He is one of only six players to have played more than 100 times for Ireland, behind only Peter Gillespie and Kyle McCallan.
Lewis made his debut for Ireland in June 1984, playing against the West Indies. His career got off to a poor start as he was dismissed for a duck. This was followed by his List A debut against Surrey in a NatWest Trophy match, and a match against Wales. He played against Australia in 1985, before going on a tour of Zimbabwe in January 1986. That summer he played against Yorkshire, Wales and the MCC before spending two years out of the Ireland team...
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