Saracens Cricket Club 1st XI squad

1st XI

Captain : Richard Young

Son of Dinghy, future of the Saracens.

Current first team captain. 

ABILITY:
RH Batsmen and Bowler.

NICKNAME:
Tricky - Not because of the Run DMC song but because of something said when he was born like 'heres Tricky Dick' by a Grandparent...

Vice Captain : Stuart Hitch

New for 2016

A friend of Trickys from the Bury

Current Vice Captain

ABILITY:

Right Hand Bat / Wicket Keeper / Fielder / Occasional Bowler.

NICKNAME:

Hitchy  -  Milhouse

Players
James Adams
New for the 2011 Season, part of the Saracen youth policy.

ABILITY
Right arm swing Bowler, useful Batsmen, Helmet thrower...

NICKNAME
Rabbit - Cos he won't stop talkin...
Helmet - new 2012 nickname due to throwing, kicking of helmet when getting out and generally being a complete helmet!
DollyDroppingWillyWatcher- A new nickname for 2015, due to Portsmouth antics 
Vincent Archer
Vinnie is a Fireman that all the ladies lurve...
Vinnie is also regarded as one of the finest and most piss taking Saracen currently in the team. (useless at whistling but love to whistle the song from kill bill the one in the restaurant which annoys so many people)

ABILITY:
Opening Bat (if he ever plays)
Not renowned for his Catching ability but is a fine fielder none the less.

NICKNAME
SlowMo - due to his fielding and running between the wickets, Vinnie is often believed to be moving in slow motion and can be run out by an Asthmatic 11 year old girl...
Always injured
Chris Baker
Brother-in-Law of Bun, New for 2014 Season
Put everything into it, Even warms up in the mornings.

ABILITY:
Right Handed Lower Order Bat / Slow Bowler / Fielder

NICKNAME:
Nut-Meg - due to the ball managing to find its way past him, when everything is behind it.
Mike Bigby
Saracens Fixture Secretary, regular player and former Captain.
Bowler and boundary fielder who regularly goes out to bat with
a stick of rhubarb and wears the tattiest old cap in the club.

ABILITY:
Saracens leading wicket taker, Off spinner and number eleven batsman who fields well off his own bowling.

NICKNAME:
Bunny / Bun - A "rabbit" or "bunny" is cricket slang for a particularly bad batsman, usually a specialist bowler who often seems unsure of how he should even hold his bat.
BunSki - Russian Cricketing Look-a-like from Barcelona 2013
Tony Bunyan
Friend of Squiby that has joined the Saracens line up and proved to be a useful stand in keeper and an interesting batsman. known for wearing his cap on backwards at all times!

ABILITY:
Right Hand Bat / Right Arm Slow Bowler / Specialist Close Catcher 

NICKNAME:
WART - due to the funny surname!
FLIPPER - Due to rubbish keeping skills!
MINI-MAN - because he is literally Mini!
Marcus Crowther

a friend of James's 

new for 2016

Paul Driver

Mate of Fud's, New Player for 2014 Season

Respectively known for his time keeping !!!!! 

Jonny Harris

A new player for 2016

Darrell Hedge

Father of Owen 

New for 2017

Owen Hedge

A mate of Hitchy 

New to 2017

Gary Hitch

New for 2017 - Brother of Stu. Son of Les and Sheila!

NICKNAME:

Hitchy, Tammy.

Ability:

All-Rounder.

Right Hand Bowler Medium Pace, Right hand Batsman.

Adam Jenkins
Adam is playing more for the Saracens...yip yip!

ABILITY:
Leg Spin / Top order Batsmen / Safe Hands

NICKNAME:
Jack the Ripper - due to the huge amount of turn the boy gets bowling Leggies...
Mr Bean - A bad look a like...now official nickname!
2011 New Nickname = BONER
Due to having lots of morning glory and thinking about Dinghy...
Charlie Knighton
Son of Ian and Bobbie (potentially Fanny as well) and cousin to the Young contingent. Fud is known for his drinking, eating, chatting up strippers and falling asleep at mid on, great potential as a Saracen.

ABILITY:
Left Hand Bat / Slow Left Arm / Specialist Fielder

NICKNAME
Fud - he has always been Fud...
"CF" - Because he is one....
Rob Morgan
Our great Australian captain for the last few years. A man who travels a lot and can be relied upon to steal as many trophies as possible. Main rep for the Aussie contingent!

ABILITY:
Fast opening bowler / middle order biffer / Slips.

NICKNAME:
Woody - Toy Story is all i'm going to say!
David Owen
NICKNAME:
Known as Greystoke Saracens ledgend

CAREER HIGH
Highest runs scored in an innings. 156 not out vs Edmonton.
(First Saracen in recorded history to break the 150 runs mark in a competative match a record only broken in 2008 & 2010)

W Award - First unofficial winner after scoring 400 odd runs in the first few games of the season and only managing to score 100odd for the rest!
Will Owen

Soggy, son of greystoke 

new for 2017 

Conor Turner

New for 2016 

A mate of Trickys

Jim Wafford
Jim still pays for the excesses of his youth and can be a touch fogetful and more than a little spaced out!
Known to be smoking on the field of play at all times.

ABILITY:
Middle Order Biffer / Right Arm Slow / Fielder

NICKNAME:
Butch - Penny Young's favourite...
Ben Wallis

Back for a second stint with Saracens after first playing in 2005.  

ABILITY:
Top Order Bat / Wicket Keeper

NICKNAME:
Slogger - original one from 2005 due to his lack of 'agricultural' shots.
Kitt - because he has everything

Stuart Wilcox
A social member of Saracens for a few years, a friend of Tony and Claire's. Known for pulling his bum cheek!
Andrew Young
The Daddy figure of the Saracens. Andrew is the host of the fancy dress BBQ and countless other drinking sessions at his home in the summer. Andrew puts a huge amount of time and effort into the club.
Andrew is also father to Jess, Hana and Richard.

ABILITY:
Opening Batsmen / Bowler / Fielder

NICKNAME:
Dinghy - Named after the famous Dinghy Young from The Damnbusters...known to bail out from time to time...
John Major - Look a like
Grandad - affectionate term as the oldest current player in the team.
Performance history
SeasonMatchesWonDrawnTiedLostCancelledAbandoned
All432199410148413
20199300510
201819830431
2017225301211
2016231210730
201520720920
2014221200550
201324940650
201225520981
2011258201050
2010251320730
20092411201100
2008251230730
2007211300800
2006211210710
2005231340600
2004231040810
2003241330800
2002211310700
200117910700
2000191130500