Neil is a quality Opening Batsman and Off Spin bowler, currently playing for South Western Districts in the South African 3-Day Provincial championship. A Right-handed Opening Batsman, Neil has cemented his place in the Province’s Top Order since making his debut in summer 2014-15. A clean striker of the ball, Neil cracked his first FC hundred against North West province in November 2015, a stellar 142 off 196 balls.
Neil has had 5 previous seasons in the UK, all with great success for Redruth CC in the Cornwall County Cricket League amassing 2200 runs, 101 wickets in 59 games showing he is no one-trick pony. In 2016 & 2017, Neil shifted north to Salesbury CC and again, showed his all-round class, piling on 2332 runs @ 70.66 and collecting 61 wickets across the two seasons.
In summer 2018, Neil joined Milnrow CC in the Lancashire League, scoring 831 runs @ 41.55 with a best of 138* against Colne CC and collecting 39 wickets @ 25.46 with a best of 5-25 against Rawtenstall CC.
Neil, will be coaching our juniors on a weekly basis and we are sure will play a pivotal part in taking the club to the next level.
Welcome to the Saints Neil and we wish you good luck for the coming season.