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MCCL ANNOUNCE REPRESENTATIVE SQUAD TO TAKE ON MIDDLESEX

MCCL ANNOUNCE REPRESENTATIVE SQUAD TO TAKE ON MIDDLESEX

Today, the Middlesex County Cricket League (MCCL) unveiled their squad for the two-day warm-up fixture against Middlesex at Old Merchant Taylors’ Cricket Club next week.

The red-ball clash, being played over Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th August, has been arranged to provide Middlesex with some competitive action ahead of the return of the County Championship, which kicks off again on 30th August at Lord’s, when Middlesex play Derbyshire in the first of four Divisional stage matches to end the season.

The MCCL side has been hand-picked from sides playing within the newly structured county wide competition, and features players from sides playing in the top three divisions of the MCCL league structure.

Kristian Martin of Ealing Cricket Club will Captain the league representative side, and Bob Baxter, Chairman of the MCCL will be the Team Manager.

A selection panel from the MCCL has picked the following squad to represent the league against Middlesex at Merchant Taylors’ School:

KRISTIAN MARTIN (captain)

Club: Ealing

Bio: Right hand batsman, right arm off-break bowler

MCCL stats

Playing record: 2013 to 2021

Appearances made: 139

Runs scored: 599 at 10.89

Highest score: 38

Wickets taken: 217

Best bowling: 6 for 33

GEORGE COLLINS

Club: Shepherds Bush

Bio: Right hand batsman

MCCL stats

Playing record: 2018 to 2021

Appearances made: 40

Runs scored: 927 at 25.05

Highest score: 104

JAKE DUNFORD (wicket keeper)

Club: Richmond

Bio: Right hand batsman, wicket keeper

MCCL stats

Playing record: 2018 to 2021

Appearances made: 26

Runs scored: 318 at 24.46

Highest score: 77

Dismissals: 48

JOEL HUGHES

Club: North Middlesex

Bio: Right hand batsman, right arm fast medium bowler

MCCL stats

Playing record: 2014 to 2021

Appearances made: 104

Runs scored: 710 at 13.92

Highest score: 45

Wickets taken: 234

Best bowling: 8 for 25

WILL JONES

Club: North London

Bio: Left hand batsman, right arm medium bowler

MCCL stats

Playing record: 2020 to 2021

Appearances made: 22

Runs scored: 572

Highest score: 90*

Wickets taken: 58

Best bowling: 7 for 29

BEN LOCKROSE

Club: Hampstead

Bio: Right hand batsman, slow left arm orthodox bowler

MCCL stats

Playing record: 2021

Appearances made: 13

Runs scored: 73

Highest score: 20

Wickets taken: 24

Best bowling: 4 for 58

DON MANUWELGE

Club: Twickenham

Bio: Right hand batsman

MCCL stats

Playing record: 2016 to 2021

Appearances made: 91

Runs scored: 3,011 at 38.60

Highest score: 138*

Wickets taken: 62

Best bowling: 5 for 41

TRAVIS NORRIS

Club: Stanmore

Bio: Left hand batsman, right arm off spin bowler

MCCL stats

Playing record: 2021

Appearances made: 13 appearances

Runs scored: 834 at 83.40

Highest score: 169

Wickets taken: 5

Best bowling: 3 for 27

CARLOS NUNES

Club: Twickenham

Bio: Right hand batsman, right arm medium bowler

MCCL stats

Playing record: 2007 to 2021

Appearances made: 221

Runs scored: 6,709 at 36.46

Highest score: 127

Wickets taken: 113

Best bowling: 6 for 31

WILL PHILLIPS

Club: Richmond

Bio: Right hand batsman, right arm medium bowler

MCCL stats

Playing record: 2018 to 2021

Appearances made: 50

Runs scored: 1,763 at 36.72

Highest score: 153*

Wickets taken: 26

Best bowling: 2 for 17

GURJIT SANDHU

Club: Twickenham

Bio: Right hand batsman, left arm fast medium bowler

MCCL stats

Playing record: 2007 to 2021

Appearances made: 146

Runs scored: 2,018 at 28.76

Highest score: 100*

Wickets taken: 196

Best bowling: 6 for 33

HARRY STOW

Club: Ealing

Bio: Right hand batsman, right arm fast medium bowler

MCCL stats

Playing record: 2019 to 2021

Appearances made: 12

Runs scored: 11

Highest score: 4*

Wickets taken: 15

Best bowling: 4 for 57

JALPESH VIJAY

Club: Crouch End

Bio: Right hand bat, right-arm off break bowler

MCCL stats

Playing record: 2018 to 2021

Appearances made: 53

Runs scored: 2,221 at 45.32

Highest score: 152

Wickets taken: 1

Best bowling: 1 for 18

Statistics provided by MCCL website – http://middlesexccl.com

On announcing the MCCL’s Representative squad, Bob Baxter, commented:

“We are very much looking forward to the fixture at Merchant Taylors’ School next week and it will be a great opportunity for the MCCL players to put their skills to the test against the pros from the county side.

“We have selected a strong squad from the league and are delighted that clubs from within each of the top three divisions of the structure are included.

“All of the players have been selected having shown terrific form this season, with consideration also given to the balance of the side, and I have no doubt that they’ll do the MCCL proud.”

Any questions relating to MCCL’s involvement in next week’s fixture should be directed to Bob Baxter at [email protected].

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