Eglinton Cricket Club 1st XI squad

1st XI
Andy Christie Member profile

Captain : Andy Christie

Batting: Left Opening Bat

The Captain for last few seasons, Andy will be looking for much improvement for 2011, can score runs very quickly, loves to play the unorthodoxed shots.
 Funny point-Walked out to middle last season without a bat.

Karl O'Doherty Member profile

Vice Captain : Karl O'Doherty

Batting: Right
Bowling: Right arm Spin

Karl came back into the side last year after a few years away from cricket, Karl has a great attitude. He filled the openers spot with C Pierce and did well

Funny Point- Hit a 6 into paddock v St Johnstone, must be first of his career.. or lifting his foot up in air to let the ball hit the stumps and being run out v Burndenett
Scott Adair Member profile Scott Adair
Batting: Left
Bowling: Left
Had a steady first season in senior cricket, athletic in field.

Mark Averill Member profile - no photo available Mark Averill
Batting: Right
Bowling: Right

Mark back with Eglinton after leaving for the Nedd, Mark had a great season with the bat and ball, very consistant..had a great knock against ST Johnstone to win the game... a player to watch in 2011
Ryan  Butterworth Member profile Ryan Butterworth
Eglintons new overseas player for 2011 from Zimbabwe, Butters comes from playing with Lancashire Club side Whitehaven CC, where he topped all Averages in both Batting and Bowling, Ryan made 1078 runs, avg-51.33 from 26 games with a top score of 109, he also took 42 wickets. Ryan had been having a great winter so far in Zimbabwe with Mashonaland Eagles, his performances have caught the eye of the Countries selectors, all at Egliton are anxiously waiting for his arrival at the club.
Jonathan Gardiner Member profile Jonathan Gardiner
Batting: Right
Bowling: Right

Johnny had a great season with the ball taking 30 wickets and also scoring 296 runs. He will be looking to continue that form into next season.
Andrew Lamberton Member profile Andrew Lamberton
Batting: Right
Bowling: Right

Probably seen as the best fielder in the club, Andy is a good middle order batsman and can also bowl when required..

Funny Point- Longest fingers ever seen
Jordan Magee Member profile Jordan Magee
Batting: Right

Jordy has just had his 1st Full season at senior level, although not his best, but had some bad luck, if he puts his head down and uses his experience from last season can be a very important player in 2011
Has played under age cricket for Ireland and been selected for NW under 17 nets in Jan.

Steven McCloskey Member profile Steven McCloskey
Batting: Left
Bowling: Left Hand Spin

Stephen bowled well last year and can be a good wicket taker.

Funny Point- was given out last season v Donemana after hitting his own stumps,
Andrew  Millar Member profile Andrew Millar
Batting: Left
Bowling: Left
Left Hand Opening Bowler, Left Hand Batsman
Andrew is attacking opening bowler and on his day can take most top orders apart, Middle order batsman, very hard hitting batsman can score very quickly.
Simon Olphert Member profile Simon Olphert
Wicket Keeper

the Irish u19 keeper has shown great improvement with his batting and can be very solid, his wicketkeeping is of a very high standard.

Funny Point-  Dropping the easiest of catches
Christopher Pierce Member profile Christopher Pierce
Batsman: Right Hand Opener
Bowler: Right Arm Meduim Fast

Piercy opened the innings this year and a very good year, scoring 540 runs and top scored with 98 v ST Johnstone in Donegal..He is also our cover for Simon Olphert, Piercy has also turned his hand at bowling and is right up there pace wise..
Funny Point- stand clear in changing rooms when he gets out(flying epuipment alert)
Neal Stewart Member profile Neal Stewart
Batting: Right
Bowling: Right Medium

La la has had his first full season batting at 4, he has had some superb knocks to get into 30/40s but then play a slack shot to get out, his bowling has really impoved and took some crucial wickets throughout the season. Should be a player to watch in 2011

Funny Point-
Richard Stewart Member profile Richard Stewart
Batting: Right
Bowling: Right

Flick has had a poor 2010 campaign with the ball, and will be looking a vast improvement for 2011. flick loves to bat and had always wanted to bat up the order.Has had eye surgery in November so should be able to see the stumps alot clearer in 2011

Funny point-

Performance history