Saracens Cricket Club X - Saracen's UK squad

X - Saracen's UK

Captain : Mark Tripp

DESCRIPTION:
X Saracen Skipper, known for steeling the bowling cup from Bun.
ABILITY:
Middle Order Batsmen / Bowler
NICKNAME:
House - Old nickname from previous club.

Vice Captain : Alan Murphy

DESCRIPTION:
One of the greatest people alive. Renowned for great encouragemnt to the bowlers.
ABILITY:
Wicket Keeper / Opening bat / Cheerleader...
NICKNAME:
Nut Nut - Because he is mad!
Players
Jeff Allen
Latest addition from Morgs Inc, Jeff is a top lad that cannot be understood after a couple of beers. Good medium paced bowler and useful slogger!

ABILITY:
Right Hand Bat / Right Arm Medium / GOOD Fielder

NICKNAME:
BABS - as standing next to Fanny got him the nickname from the carry on films!
Matthew Ayre
Matt joined the Saracens in 2004 and has established himself as a regular, proving to be an interesting (if somewhat angry) captain.

Fanny is considered to be the son of Bun (and future off spinner) and also the father of Fud...
Fanny currently holds the record for the highest individual score (157no & 166no) and most runs scored in a season for the last 5 years...

ABILITY:
Opening Bat, Fast Fat Trundle, Safe hands.

NICKNAME:
Fanny - Matt was believed to be Robbo's caddy and has been named after Nick Faldo's more famous Fanny.
Fat Goose - term normally reserved for the largest member of the team, Fanny has held this roll for the last 3 years...potential change for 2013 though Woody...
Chris Barlow
Regarded as one of the most amusing Saracens when sober or drunk. Understanding Scouse is often difficult regardless of alcohol levels.

ABILITY:
Wicket Keeper, middle order biffer, Fastest man in the Saracens (at the moment)

NICKNAME:
Scouse - Not very original for a northern Liverpool supporter...
Lloyd Bates
Mate of Tricky & Fud - Enough Said

ABILITY:
Right Hand Bat / Fielder

NICKNAME:
Master - Enough Said AGAIN!!!
Andy Bigby
DESCRIPTION:
Ginger old school Sararcen, known for his biscuit eating ability. Always an organiser and first to volunteer for anything.
ABILITY:
Top 5 Batsmen (on a good day) Retired Trundle & Excellent Slip Catcher.
NICKNAME:
Squiby - Named after his Father, so he is Squiby son of Squiby.
Tim Bishop
Another arrival from Morgs Inc...
Useful medium pacer with good slogging skills.

NICKNAME
Basher - bashing the bishop describes his batting!
Luke Bracken
Another Mate of Tricky & FUD, We think he is sensible

ABILITY: 
Right Hand Bat / Fielder

NICKNAME:
Drop-out - because he keeps dropping out (Worse than Rich Gough)
Neil Cody
Plays every other week as has small children! Favourite highlights include the Rate My Poo website and wearing womens clothing...

ABILITY:
Opening Bat, Safe Hands (mostly), can keep Wicket if short!!

NICKNAME:
Bungle - Neil is the hairiest man ever sighted (apart from Bigfoot or the Abominable snowman)
Richard Cooke
DESCRIPTION:
Son of Steve Cooke, regarded by Bun as a usless cricketer but an all round decent lad who should play more.
ABILITY:
Medium Swing Bowler.
NICKNAME:
James May - Due to the ridiculous haricut often sported that made him look like a younger May from Top Gear.
Rob Cooke
DESCRIPTION:
The other Son of Steve, a keen footballer who has excellent ability as a cricketer as well.
ABILITY:
Medium Swing Bowler - Lower Order Batsmen
NICKNAME:
Fawn - Originally given to Richard as there father is called Bambi, however because of Richards haircut the name has now been passed on...
Steve Cooke
DESCRIPTION:
Father to Richard and Rob. Still an active Saracen that comes to the games (his sons play in) and can be called on to Umpire (and give Bun out).
ABILITY:
Itchy Trigger.
NICKNAME:
Bambi - I need someone to explain this to me...
Ian Donald
DESCRIPTION:
Another Saracen elder that has been forced into retirement through injury and family.
ABILITY:
Batsmen, Fielder.
NICKNAME:
Blousey - Needs explaining
Alex Duff
Friend of Hana's, also plays cricket for Aswell...

ABILITY
Good pace bowler, Golden Duck specialist

NICKNAME:
Fluff, Guff, Snuff - Anything that ryhmes with Duff basically
Murray Fastier
Ex-Baldock Town Centre Manager who is known to like the odd local game of cricket with plenty of Beers, also a Kiwi!

ABILITY
Right arm medium pace, Biffer...

NICKNAME
Ruby - as in ryhming slang
Damian Finlayson
Friend of Wonky's that has joined our ranks, previous sporting achievement was playing chess!

ABILITY:
Slogging, Running alot, Bowling something!

NICKNAME:
KIWI - Dinghy thought it was another Kiwi player until he started speaking africaans!
MINGE - is now his official nickname...
Lee Gaiger
DESCRIPTION:
Regarded as the smelliest and most daft Saracen yet. Unreliable and generally usless, but had charm...
Now in the Navy...worringly...
ABILITY:
Specialist Fielder / Middle order Batsmen.
NICKNAME:
Pikey - Maybe because if it wasnt nailed down Lee would take it or maybe it was because he did the smelliest farts ever known to mankind...
Richard Gough
New crazy SAFA picked up by Dinghy & Ruby in Baldock. Loves to play cricket even runs back to his marker when bowling!!!
Ex Army so dont mess...

ABILITY:
Right Arm Bowler / Left Hand Biffer

NICKNAME:
Dave or Rodney - Lookalike from the Only Fools & Horses
Shane Gough
Another crazy SAFA, Richards younger and much better looking brother.

ABILITY
Bowler - TBC, Batsmen - Getting there

NICKNAME:
Chas - Brother to Dave...
Nathan Hanks
Nathan joined at the end of 2012 looking for a new family friendly club that involved drinking...
He bowls of the wrong foot, bats with Caribbean flair and is the happiest man in the field ever!

ABILITY:
Right Hand Bat / Right Arm Medium / Fielder

NICKNAME:
Wrong'Un - due to bowling off the wrong foot...
Warrick Height
Friend of Woody's, debut June 2013.

ABILITY:
Right Hand Bat / Right Arm Fast Medium / Fielder

NICKNAME:
Un-Sure - Because we are!!!
Paul Hewitt
Holtwhites star batsman that has been known to tour and play the odd game for Saracens

NICKNAME
Blighter - old school nickname!
Ralph Hindle
DESCRIPTION:
Latest introduction from Morgs Inc, defenetly a keeper for the Saracens!
ABILITY:
Wicky / Left Hand opening Bat
NICKNAME:
Curly - due to the mop of hair!
Adam Huckle
Son of Dolly, awaiting his return to the Saracen setup, keen footballer...nevermind!
Derek Huckle
DESCRIPTION:
Derek has retired as of 2012. Former Captain in
the 80's and an old mate of Buns.
ABILITY:
Early order batsman and safe hands in the deep, can't throw
but has a mean underarm!
NICKNAME:
Del Boy - not very original Bun!
Dolly - New one from Holtwhites 2011 as he dropped 3 catches!
Gordon Jenkins
Father of Adam, always willing to fill in when we are short and has some great stories about his son, Good man.
Pete King
Friend of the Goughs, now a very useful stand in keeper for the Saracens...also likes to wear dresses!

ABILITY:
Right Hand Bat / Right Arm Medium / Can Keep as well

NICKNAME:
Pistol...
Ducky - based on not scoring runs and name being P KING...lol!
Ian Knighton
Ian joined the Saracens to help Charlie with his Cricket. Ian is an ethusiastic member of the side and always up for a beer or two.

ABILITY:
Right hand Bat / Specialist Midwicket fielder!

NICKNAME:
Uncle Ian - Uncle to the Young family, uncle to everyone...
2011 New Nickname = BALOO
Due to scratching his back like a big bear and sleeping ALOT!!
Theo Lanyon
New for 2014 - Came with TP

ABILITY:
Right Hand Bat / Right Arm Fast-Medium

NICKNAME:
Not got one yet
James Lennon
New player this year picked up by Fanny & Wonky at Ascot! Good lad known to drink alot and love all sports.

ABILITY:
Left Arm Bowler / Unsure on Batting

NICKNAME:
Yoko - Play on the surname Lennon
Dorothy - wearing red shoes on the field of play...
Daniel Loriot
Plays when short. Member of Baldock Town CC on Saturdays

ABILITY: 
Right Hand Bat / Right Arm Medium

NICKNAME:
Don't Know - Because we Don't
Lawrence Mayet
Friend of Helmet...2012 debutant
Pat Micallef
Saracen on old Pat is known to play when we are short or turn out against us for Holtwhites. Loves a beer and taking the piss out of Bun.
Riv Monsell
Riv is a mate of Morgs and plays for Blackheath normally. He is incredibly unreliable!

ABILITY:
Very fast Bowler...

NICKNAME:
Frenchie - because he has 8 middle names
Kit Kat - Because he looks like a small Fanny (2 fingers)
Allen Nicholson
Another long standing member of the Saracens. Known for his quick wit and choice in speedo's...

ABILITY:
Right Hand Bat / Doesn't Bowl 

NICKNAME:
Mavis / 2 Stroke - apparently Alan is known to struggle when hitting the round red thing...
James Parker
DESCRIPTION:
James is one of the younger elements in the team and is full of life and humour. James can be heard anywhere in London at any time...
ABILITY:
Wicket Keeper / Opening Bat / Off-Spin
NICKNAME:
Sammi - because he laughs like the sealion
Weapon - his own nickname for his spin bowling ability
Tom Patrick
New for 2014 and has made a good impression. Bring's a couple of mate's along as well so thats a bonus - Spurs Fan, with Woody.

ABILITY:
Right Hand Bat / Left Arm Medium / Fielder

NICKNAME:
TP - because its easy and the first thing someone said.
Stefan Philipson
New friend of Morgs.
David Rae
A SAFA rugby boy that has been introduced by Pies into the Saracens fold.

ABILITY:
Big hitter - Fielding (will run anywhere at high speed)

NICKNAME:
Wonky - he is very very wonky...
Ian Randall
New Saracen for the 2013 season...
Introduced by Flipper, Fannys tip for batsman of the year.
Top 3 batter that likes to hit 6's!

ABILITY:
Right Hand Bat / Right Arm Medium

NICKNAME:
Randy - School nickname Ian was very happy to have back in later years with another group of children like the Sarries!
Jon Randall
Randy's Brother - New for 2015
Mike Robins
DESCRIPTION:
Saracen legend that is now our El Presidente. Will always be remembered during his playing days for the practise golf swings at mid on!
ABILITY:
Opening Batsmen / Slowest Bowler and Fielder ever...
NICKNAME:
Robbo - Another childhood nickname that is also a play on his surname. He has always been Robbo.
Spencer Tidd
DESCRIPTION:
Originally part of the first Saracens Website team, Spencer has now moved on to the US.
ABILITY:
Fielder / Middle Order Biffer
NICKNAME:
Plum - A word play based upon his surname.
Luc Wafford
Son of Jim, often to be considered an adventurous and playful lad with far to much energy.

ABILITY:
Right Hand Bat / Leg Break Bowler / Fielder / Future of Saracens

NICKNAME:
Lukey - Another rather dull simple play on the name, until luke grows up and gives a reason for another...
ORGASM - New nickname from the 2012 tour to Corfu, far too many cocktails for that lad!!!
Matthew Wafford
The lesser spotted member of the Wafford family, more elusive then Jim.
Peter Wafford
Best over 74 yo player in the Club. Joined 1956 - last game around 8 years ago. Captain 9 seasons (failed). 2nd most memorable moment - 207 opening stand v Ally Pally. 1st most m/m - being sick over steering wheel on way home.
Mark Yenney
Friend of Trickys that joined on the Saracens tour to Cyprus. known to like cocktails and anything that might be food.
Potential to be an excellent Saracen.

ABILITY: 
Right Hand Bat / Fielder

NICKNAME:
Skid - fairly apt...
Peter Young
Cousin to Woody and in the UK for a couple of Weeks!

ABILITY:
Right Hand Bat / Right Arm - Bowls Fast

NICKNAME:
Woody's Cousin - Because he is