Ards Cricket Club 1st XI squad

1st XI

Captain : Andrew Savage

RH fast seam bowler
RH middle order batter

Vice Captain : Benjamin Cathcart

Players
Adam Balfour

RH Opening/Top Order Batsman

Conor Balfour
LH Medium pace swing bowler
RH lower order batter
Excellent and athletic ground fielder
Ronnie Balfour
RH opening batter
Very good close catcher (slips/gulley)

U15 Coach and Junior Coordinator, 2016

Starred ***
David Boyd
RH Medium pace swing/seam bowler
RH lower order batter
Tenacious ground fielder

Starred ***
Jonny Calvin
RH middle order batter
RH off-spinner
Paul Cox
Aggressive RH medium fast bowler
RH middle order batter

Highest Score 112 v Victoria (2012)
Conn Crawford
RH middle order batter
athletic ground fielder
Peter Devlin
RH fast medium bowler
RH lower order batter

1st XI and T20 Captain, 2015
1st XI Bowling Cup, 2015

Starred ***
Ian Farley
RH top order batter
RH very medium pace bowler
Good ground fielder
Joel Ferguson
RH medium fast bowler
RH lower order batter
Excellent ground fielder
Sean Francis
RH off-spinner
RH lower order batter
Good ground fielder
All rounder in the making

Best of 6-25 against Newforge in 2015 (inc hat-trick)
Starred ***
Matt Hulbert
RH medium pace swing/seam
RH lower middle order batter

Starred ***
Robbie Ingham
RH lower order batter
RH medium pace swing/seam bowler
Promising wicketkeeper
Sam Ingham
RH middle order batsman
RH medium pace bowler

Harry Jackson
RH lower order batter
1st and 2nd XI wicketkeeper
U15 wicketkeeper and RH opening batsman
Arafat Khan

RH  Middle order Batter


RH Off spin Bowler 

Paul Mawhinney
RH lower middle order batter
Wicketkeeper
Nathan Murray
RH medium pace swing/seam bowler
RH lower order batter
Gary Niblock
RH top order batter
RH legspin bowler

2nds vice-captain for 2016
Paul Nihell
RH top order batter
RH medium pace swing bowler

Highest Score 100 v Dungannon, 2015
Paul O'Brien
RH lower order batter
Wicketkeeper
Ryan Patterson
RH fast medium seam bowler
RH lower order batter
Good ground fielder

good sandwich bringer!
Owen Roberts
RH middle order batter
Wicketkeeper
All-rounder

1st XI vice-captain 2015, 2016
Starred ***
Gareth Rodgers
RH medium pace swing/seam bowler
RH lower order batter

Qualified coach
Conor Sims
RH opening batter
RH medium seam bowler
Leading runscorer in 2015.
Highest Score 123 v Dungannon, 2015

Appointed captain in 2015, re-elected for 2016.
Starred ***
Jack Smith
RH middle order batter
RH medium pace swing/seam bowler
Good ground fielder
Promising all-rounder

Joint highest wicket-taker 2nd XI 2014, 2015
Most promising U15 player 2014
Captain U15, 2015
Garry Stewart
RH top order batter
RH off-spinner
Good close to the wicket catcher

Scored 2 centuries for the 1st XI
Former 1st XI captain
Starred ***
Performance history
SeasonMatchesWonDrawnTiedLostCancelledAbandoned
All2087401102238
201813400900
201713400900
201618600921
2015172001311
201416600910
2013221000750
201215900600
201117600731
2010152011110
200915700710
200815500361
200714600602
200618700632