Y.M.C.A. Cricket Club U19 squad

Players
Ian Anders

After a strong debut season for the club in 2019, Ian was winning games for both the 2s and 3s with the bat, the ball and in the field. The winner of the Kamal Merchant Batting Cup, Ian will once again look to dominate Division 3 and push on with winning performances for the club

Favourite Test Team: Australia
Favourite Test & Irish Player(s):
Steve Smith & Josh Little
Favourite YM Player: Rory Anders
Favourite Ground (apart from YM): 
Hagley Oval
Test Cricket or T20?: 
Test Cricket

 

Other Teams Played For: Leinster U11, U13, U15, U17 Ireland U15, U17, U19

Max Collins

Max continues to go from strength to strength for the Y as he continues to put in performances with the ball known for hitting the pitch hard and his raw pace, Max will look to break into the 2XI for this season and prove his  talent with the bat for the 2019 season

Favourite Test Team: Ireland
Favourite Test & Irish Player(s):  Morne Morkel
Favourite YM Player:  Mikey O'Reilly
Favourite Ground (apart from YM):  Merrion CC
Test Cricket or T20?: T20

 

Education: Wesley College

Teams Played For : Wilhelm De Klerk


Favourite Test Team: India
Favourite Test & Irish Player(s): Virat Kohli
Favourite YM Player:  Avrial Shukla
Favourite Ground (apart from YM):  Merrion CC
Test Cricket or T20?: T20

After making the switch from Malahide along with his brother Sj, Wilhelm has been brilliant for the Y, scoring 600 runs for the 2s and 3s last year at the ripe age of 14 proves Wilhelm's immense talent with the bat. He is also a brilliant fielder and Wilhelm will be looking to cement his place in the 2XI this year and continue to improve as a player

Education: St Andrews College

Teams Played For : Leinster U13, U15, Southern U17, Ireland U15


Jamie Forbes

Favourite Test Team:  South Africa 
Favourite Test & Irish Player(s):  Steve Smith, Paul Sterling
Favourite YM Player:  Oli Gunning
Favourite Ground (apart from YM):  Rush CC
Test Cricket or T20?: Test

Jamie continues to prove his value to the club not only with the bat but also with the ball with a string of great performances in 2018, Jamie will look to build on this and continue to score runs and take wickets this season and prove his talent as an All Rounder

 

Education: St Andrews College

Teams Played For : Leinster U11, U13, U15, U17, Ireland U15

Elliott Johns


Favourite Test Team: Ireland
Favourite Test & Irish Player(s):
Jos Butler, Paul Sterling
Favourite YM Player: Nathan Johns
Favourite Ground (apart from YM):
The Hills CC
Test Cricket or T20?: 
Test

 

After an injury kept Elliot out for the 2018 season, he is ready to prove his ability as an opening batsmen and keeper and continue his development in the 2019 season, His impeccable glove work backs up his ability to be dodged with the bat and a big season is expected from Elliot for this season

 

Education: Sandford Park

 

Other Teams Played For: Leinster U11, U13, U15

 

Roy Maltby

RHB, WK;

Favourite Test Team: Australia
Favourite Test & Irish Player(s): Jos Butler, Eoin Morgan, Umar Akmal & George Dockrell
Favourite Ground (apart from YM): Clontarf CC
Test Cricket or T20?: Test Cricket
Other Teams Played for: St. Andrews College

Cillian McDonnell

LHB, LS;

Favourite Test Team: England

 Favourite Test & Irish Player(s): Jonny Bairstow & George Dockrell

Favourite YM Player: Bobby Gamble
Favourite Ground (apart from YM): North County CC
Test Cricket or T20?: Test

A consistent performer over the last 2 seasons, Cillian has turned up with wickets when it is needed the most, after establishing himself in the 3XI last season he will be looking to secure a regular place in the 2XI this year and continue to take wickets for the Y

 

Aaron Naughton


Favourite Test Team: Australia

Favourite Test & Irish Player(s): Tyrone Kane Ed Joyce

Favourite YM Player: Andrew Blair White
Favourite Ground (apart from YM): Pembroke CC
Test Cricket or T20?: T20

 

In his second season with the Y, Aaron has started to reach the levels that we always knew he had with the bat and ball, an opening bowler and heavy hitting batsmen down the order Aaron has forced his way into the 3 XI this season and will hope to secure his place in the team with a string of good performances with the bat and ball

Michael O'Reilly

RHB, LM;

Favourite Test Team: Ireland
Favourite Test & Irish Player(s): Kevin O'Brien
Favourite YM Player: James Parkinson
Favourite Ground (apart from YM):  Merrion CC
Test Cricket or T20?: Test Cricket

Mikey continues to grow from strength to strength and hopefully 2019 will be a breakthrough season for him. Mostly known for his bowling, Mikey has spent the Winter in South Africa working hard on his batting and we expect him to have a breakthrough season in 2019 with bat and ball 

 

Education: St Michaels College

Other Teams Played for: Leinster U11, U13, U15, U17

Aviral Shukla

RHB, OB;

Favourite Test Team: Australia
Favourite Test & Irish Player(s): Ajinkya Rahane & Paul Stirling
Favourite YM Player: David M.Streek
Favourite Ground (apart from YM): The Hills CC
Test Cricket or T20?: Test Cricket
Other Teams Played for: Leinster U13, U15, U17

 

A talented off spinner and top order batsmen, Aviral has been a consistent performer over the past 3 seasons for the 1st and 2nd XI's and has constantly changed games with the bat and with the ball, he will be looking to have a great 2020 and push for regular selection in the 1XI

Daniel Swift

Favourite Test Team: England
Favourite Test & Irish Player(s): Sam Curran
Favourite YM Player:  Cillian McDonnell
Favourite Ground (apart from YM): The Hills CC
Test Cricket or T20?: Test

 

After a strong first season for the club, Swifty was one of the most consistent performers for the 3s last season, as well as making his 2XI debut, he will be hoping to push on this season and become a regular for the 2XI

 

Education: St Columbas College

 

Tim Tector


Favourite Test Team: Australia
Favourite Test & Irish Player(s):
Jos Butler, Harry Tector
Favourite YM Player: 
Padraic Flanagan
Favourite Ground (apart from YM): Clontarf CC
Test Cricket or T20?: Test

From the illustrious Tector bloodline, Tim had his breakthrough season in the 1XI last year, putting in some strong performances earning himself a regular place in the team, a top order batsmen and excellent fielder, Tim will look to push on this season and contribute regularly for the Y. Tim made his debut for the Ireland Wolves in 2020 after excelling during his exchange programme to South Africa  in their recent 50 over game against the Northern Titans XI, it will be a great to see his progress this season and we are sure he will kick on during the 2020 season

Education: Sandford Park

Teams Played For : Leinster U11, U13, U15, U17, Ireland U15, U17, U19, Wolves

Mitchell R.S. Thompson

RHB, LB;

Favourite Test Team: India
Favourite Test & Irish Player(s):
Virat Kohli & Paul Stirling
Favourite YM Player: Harry Tector
Favourite Ground (apart from YM): 
Merrion CC
Test Cricket or T20?: 
Test

 

Mitchell has been a regular performer with the bat and the ball for the past 4 seasons, he has made his way up the ranks with a string of good all round performances to win games for the Y, after spending the first half of 2018 in Queens College, Mitch returned to play regularly for the 1XI in an impressive breakthrough season, Mitchell will be looking to secure his place in the team and continue to come up with runs and wickets when they are needed the most. Mitchell confirmed his place in the 1XI last season playing 14 games and taking 15 wickets @27.40 and scored 101 runs @ 12.63 down the order. Mitch made his debut for an Ireland Academy Side in September scoring 69* in the second innings to save the game for the Academy, an impressive leg spinner and top order batsmen he will be looking to have an even better 2020

 

Education:  The Kings Hospital

 

Other Teams Played For: Leinster U11, U13, U15, U17,Bolts  Ireland U15, U17. U19, Academy

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