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Allen, Dave 

DOB: 09/06/1987
Height: 6 ft 3 
Contact Phone Number: 07855506918 
Email: daveallen03@hotmail.com or david.allen2@barclaycard.co.uk
Years played for the club: 1999 - Present
Other teams played for: NSB 1st XI, University of Hertfordshire 1st XI
Role:  Bowler
Batting Style: RHB 
Bowling Style: Right Arm Medium
Best Bowling for club: 5 for 30 odd vs Raunds 
Best Batting for club: 44* vs some illiterate team from Wellingborough
Memorable moment in cricket: Playing under floodlights at Newlands Cricket ground, Cape Town
Anything you'd like to say about the club or cricket in general? 
Get rid of draw cricket, keep playing the youngsters in all teams and keep the club moving forward - great place to play and enjoy cricket.
 

Allen, Mick

DOB:18/5/47
Height:6ft
Nicknames: Baldrick Charlie Chan Golum amongst others
Contact Phone Number: 01604 472502(H)
Business: Ex Insurance Broker
Years played for the club: 51
Other teams played for: There are no others except Northants Amateurs and Northants Over 50 and probably this season Over 60's
Role: Skipper of 4th team also Youth Section coordinator
Batting Style: Very Steady
Bowling Style: Non turning Leg Break
Best Bowling for club:
Probably 2008 when I turned up for 2nd Team to play Overstone 1st 2.1 overs 1 maiden 4 wkts 1 run
Best Batting for club:
Tour match in Chard somerset 100not out my only ever century
Memorable moment in cricket: 
Being part of a Saints Indoor side playing at Lords,Playing on Lords Nursery for Northants Amateurs versus MCC,and reaching National Club Semi Final
Anything you'd like to say about the club or cricket in general?
Obviously as my only Club cannot praise it enough 

 Ashton, Richard

DOB: 26/09/1963
Height: 6 foot & 1\2 inch
Cricinfo: Richard Ashton
Nicknames: Ashy + loads that I can`t repeat
Contact Phone Number: 07850672274
Email:ASHTON_R@sky.com  richard9ashton@yahoo.co.uk   richard9ashton@hotmail.co.uk
Years played for the club: Started when I was 12, (3 years with yode at Overstone) till present
Other teams played for: Staff player with Northants, Overstone
Role: Old head
Batting Style:RHB 1-11
Bowling Style:RA trundler
Best Bowling for club: Not very good at remembering stats ask Thomo
Best Batting for club: Not very good at remembering stats ask Thomo
Memorable moment in cricket:Have loads buy me 10 pints and I`ll tell you
Anything you'd like to say about the club or cricket in general? I have played with some good players in my time at the club & I think the talent overall is the strongest we`ve had. I personal think the 1st team are good enough to win the league.


Bailey, Harry

DOB: 7/3/1991
Height: 6ft 5
Nicknames: Stretch, Bailers
Contact phone number: 07756 55 89 54
Business: Student
Email: hjb1991@hotmail.co.uk
Years played for club: 2004-present
Other teams played for: Brixworth, County ages U9s- 11s
Role: Someone for Jacko to annoy 
Batting style: ...ask Jacko...
Bowling style: Right arm medium
Best bowling for club: 4 for 15
Best batting for club: 80 something in under 17s, havent got out of the 30s in senior stuff
Memorable moment in cricket: 1st XI debut. Dismissing Henry Olonga, bowling to Gordon Greenidge, knocking out Rashid Latif with a bouncer (accidental of course)
Anything you'd like to say about the club or cricket in general? The club has been fantastic to me, given me lots of opportunities including playing at the highest level.


 

 Bailey, Rob

 DOB: 28/10/1963
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Cricinfo: Robert Bailey
Nicknames: Bailers
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Other teams played for: England, Derbyshire, Northamptonshire, Staffordshire
Role: Batter
Batting style: RH 
Bowling style: RAOS
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Bentley, Les
DOB: 1/12/48
Height: 5'10.5" 
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Years mown the grass at Birchfield Road East: 2002 - 
Other teams played for / Rolled the wicket: Harrogate CC, Headlingley, 
Northampton
Role: Groundsman
Batting Style: RH
Bowling Style: Wicketkeeper
Memorable moment in cricket: 'I 'aven't any'
Anything you'd like to say about the club or cricket in general? Nowt.


Butt, Fizz

DOB: 8/8/1992
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Clarke, Wayne

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Davies, Michael

DOB: 17/7/1976
Height: 
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Cricinfo: Michael Davies

Nicknames:
 Dickie  
Years played for the club: 
 - present
Other teams played for: 
British Universities, Essex, Northamptonshire
Role: 
All Rounder
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Hancock, Adam

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Harris, Chris
DOB - 10th August 1982
Height - 6ft 2 / 182cm
Nicknames - H, Crackers, Monkey, H, Rolf, CJ 
Contact Number - 07825651534
Business - CMG Rescue Services.
Business Website - www.cmgrescueservices.co.uk
Email - cjharris@gmx.co.uk
Years Played for the Club - 2 years
Other teams played for - Northamptonshire under 12's - 16's, Buckinghamshire under 16's - 25's and Development squad, Buckingham Town Cricket Club, Sparsholt Cricket Club (Hampshire)
Role - Seamer
Batting Style - Flamboyant, (once I get going!)
Bowling Style - Rapid
Best Batting for the Club - Any not out is a result for me in recent seasons! 
Best Bowling for the Club - 4 for 39 against Stony Stratford 2008
Memorable moment in cricket - Enjoying a team curry with Steve Waugh as a guest in Chelmsford. Clean bowling South African Mike Rindell in a Buckinghamshire representation match. Playing a season with Jeetan Patel (New Zealand and Wellington) and Roland Butcher (Middlesex and England)
Anything you'd like to say about the club - Without doubt the most welcoming club I have ever played for with a great mix of characters and abilities. Great at

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Harvey, Zak

DOB:01/11/90
Height: Just sort of 6ft but still growing!!!!!
Nicknames: Harv, E.C
Contact Phone Number:
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Email: zakharvey@hotmail.co.uk
Years played for the club: 2008
 - present
Other teams played for: Northants age groups, Wellingborough Town, Wellingborough School, Perth CC, Subiaco Floreat CC
Role: Opening bat 
Batting Style: Right handed, apart from the pull shot im generally useless
Bowling Style: Genuine gas
Best Bowling for club: Club yet to realise my potential 
Best Batting for club: 101 v Wollaston in Northants Prem 2009
Memorable moment in cricket: Winning the twenty twenty 2009 and winning the u21's competition in Australia
Anything you'd like to say about the club or cricket in general: Great club and with a top bunch of lads, hopefully we will win some more silverware in the near future!!!


Jackson, Geoff

DOB: 20.01.72 (Had the Sunday Morning Supplements in my Paper Round)
Height: 5ft 8ins
Nicknames: Jacko, Vanilla
Contact Phone Number: 07831 473304
Years played for the club: 7 Years 
Other teams played for: Market Harborough CC, Old Northamptonians CC, Northants League XI, Central League XI, MCC & Leicestershire 2nd XI
Role: 1st XI Opening Batsmen
Batting Style: "Team Blocker"
Bowling Style: Undiscovered Off Spinner!
Best Bowling for club: 4 - 22 vs Bletchley CC (Sunday Fixure)Best Batting for club: 122 vs Horton CC
Memorable moment in cricket: Playing with Dad before he died. Anything you'd like to say about the club or cricket in general? A Great Club that offers something to everyone all year round All games should start earlier to provide a more sensible finish time !


Jones, Cameron

DOB: 12/2/1994
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Jones, Peter

DOB: 18th November 1959
Height: 5ft 9ins
Nicknames: Joey, PJ, Luther, Lex, Hugh
Contact Phone Number: 01604 - 628826
Business: 0777 554 498
Email: pmjones18@btopenworld.com or peter.jones1@barclays.com
Years played for the club: 20 plus
Other teams played for: Horton House, Old Northamptonians, Bournemouth Sports Club and Wimborne CC
Role: Chairman
Batting Style:Agressive pinch-hitter
Bowling Style: RA wicket balls - ala ITB
Best Bowling for club: 8-12 against Hinckley in 1976 as a raw opening bowler, for Tony Jones in the Saints Sunday 2nd X1. Those were the days when we had a great Sunday great fixture list and ran two sides - fixtures against Old Hill, Mossley, Mossley Ashfield - happy days 
Best Batting for club: 86 v Rothwell 2nds 2003
Memorable moment in cricket: Opening stand of 90 with Sir Colin Cowdrey against the Lords Taveners, where I outscored him 4 to 1, including hitting Roy Kinnear for three successive sixes. Note both these great characters are dead now! What does that tell me. And sharing a 60+ partnership with Robin Smith, including hitting Malcolm Marshall for successive fours - through third man. 
Anything you'd like to say about the club or cricket in general? The best Cricket Club in the East Midlands, who generally under performed on the pitch - until this season! We need to bring on our youngesters and be the Club of Choice for all good/promising 13/14 year olds in the County

Mayes, Graham


DOB: 11/06/1969
Height: 6' 4"
Nicknames: Magoo, Barn Door, Goose
Contact Phone Number: 07786 114175
Business: Civil Servant
Year Played for Club: 1992 - 2007, 2009 - present
Other Clubs Played For: St Michaels CC 
Batting Style: Right Hand Front Dog
Bowling Style: Right Arm trundler - deceptively slow for my height
Best Bowling: 5-58 v Horton 1993
Best Batting: 129* v Blossomfield 1994
Most Memorable moment in Cricket: Pete Jones - playing for Saints 11's v ON's 11's. With only 3 bowlers (of which he was one) we were going to chase leather all afternoon. I lost the toss, we had to field, he bowled 3 overs, no wickets, then claimed to have pulled a fetlock and left the field and sat eating ice cream from Gallone's on the balcony all afternoon. Had his tea, said he could bat at 3 in case it got leg stiffened up further, with a runner of course. Slogged 30 in quick time, got out, had a shower, then a beer and went home....legendry..
Anything you would like to say about the club: Great memories over the years, more to come I hope


Park, Chris
DOB: 22/7/83
Height: 5' 9"
Cricinfo: Chris Park
Nicknames: Parky 
Contact Phone Number: 07921 101097 
Email: park0077@hotmail.com
Years played for the club: 2003 - 
Other teams played for: Northants, Dorset, Kingston Lacey
Role: Wicket Keeper / Middle Order / 1st XI Captain
Batting Style: RH
Best Batting for club: 134 vs Desborough
Memorable moment in cricket: Playing at Lord's in Minor Counties Final.
Anything you'd like to say about the club or cricket in general? 
'It's a pleasure to be on the field with 10 potential captains for next year....'


Patel, Rishi
DOB: 22/7/83
Height: 5' 9" Cricinfo:Chris Park
Nicknames: Parky 
Contact Phone Number: 07921 101097 
Email:park0077@hotmail.com
Years played for the club: 2003 -
Other teams played for: Northants, Dorset, Kingston Lacey
Role: Wicket Keeper / Middle Order / 1st XI Captain
Batting Style: RH
Best Batting for club: 134 vs Desborough
Memorable moment in cricket: Playing at Lord's in Minor Counties Final.
Anything you'd like to say about the club or cricket in general? 'It's a pleasure to be on the field with 10 potential captains for next year....'

Prophet, Dave

DOB:08/11/1977    
Height: 6'0"
Nicknames: Proph.
Contact Phone Number:
 07946739621
Business: Healthcare
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Email: dave_prophet77@yahoo.co.uk
Years played for the club:2007 
 - present
Other teams played for: Benfleet CC 1986-2006, Essex CCC U10-U17
Role: Allrounder/ Liason Officer assisting Jacko to communicate with under 25's
Batting Style: Cultured left-handed strokemaker/ Lower middle order hatchet man 
Bowling Style: Left-arm orthodox/ darts
Best Bowling for club: 5 for something 2007
Best Batting for club: 50- odd not out
Memorable moment in cricket: Winning Texaco U16 National Trophy/ Any time Bobby and Jeffers are running together
Anything you'd like to say about the club or cricket in general? Top Club, Top people. Thamk you for all being so welcoming when I joined.


Scott, Richard
DOB: 16/11/?
Height: 5 ft 10 ish
Nicknames: Scottie, Pencils 
Phone Number:  07527 172314
Email: richardscott123.virgin.net
Years played for the club: Started when I was 11 till present, made my way up through the teams to the 1st X1 (now making a rapid fall through the teams).
Other teams played for: Barclaycard
Role: Various including Club betting odds advisor, 3rd X1 1st slip, late order batsmen, occasional bowler, ambassador for Norwich City FC.
Batting Style:RHB, Was quick scoring opening batsmen mainly leg side - okay totally leg side shots !!!!!
Bowling Style:Right arm medium pace wicket to wicket bowler
Best Bowling for club:  Not sure but have taken the wicket of a test player - Les Taylor (Leicestershire and England No 11) !!!!!
Best Batting for club: Not sure but scoring 80 ish versus Old Hill in Cockspur cup in front of a full house of Brummies was very satisfying. 
Memorable moment in cricket:Loads including running Ray Swann out (sorry Ray !!), being bowled by Muralitharan, Cockspur Cup run when Saints lost in semi final one game away from Lords and  facing Hungry Walsh (now he was quick !!) .
Anything you'd like to say about the club or cricket in general?  The future of the Saints is further developing the youth section and maintaining the excellent playing facilities


Simpson, Danny

DOB: 16/03/72
Height: 5,8"
Nicknames: Simmo, Sunbed, Babe ( as in Ruth! I Think / Hope)
Contact Phone Number: 07932912304 or 01604 454270
Business: Restaurants
Business Web Site: www.belandthedragon.co.uk
Email: dbsimmo@live.co.uk
Years played for the club:I've missed four seasons in 17 years
Other teams played for: Three Bridges CC, Elworth CC, Bournmouth University, Northants NCA under 13 to19's
Role: Batsman
Batting Style: LH 
Bowling Style: LA slow
Best Bowling for club: 3-25 v Kettering in the days of Sunday friendlies and Tommo could play both days in a weekend.
Best Batting for club: 88* v Horton
Memorable moment in cricket : I have two, slog sweeping Mushtaq Ahmed for six twice, playing for Elworth against Little Stoke in Cheshire and hitting Alan Shelswell for three consecutive 6's at the County Ground in the final of DM's trophy beating Wellingborough.
Anything you'd like to say about the club or cricket in geneal?
Top bunch of lads on and off the field it has been a pleasure over the years.


Stemp, Richard

DOB: 11/12/67
Height: 6' 0" 
Cricinfo: Richard Stemp
Nicknames: Stempy, Norm, Badger, Sherrif
Contact Phone Number: 01604 633342 
Email: stempez2000@yahoo.co.uk
Years played for the club: 2004, 2006 - 
Other teams played for: Worcestershire, Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, 
England A, England Squad (1994 v New Zealand)
Role: All Rounder
Batting Style: RH
Bowling Style: LA Orthodox
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Memorable moment in cricket: England Call Up.
Anything you'd like to say about the club or cricket in general? 
Great bunch of blokes, enjoying my cricket again - 1st time in a long time!
You don't get rewarded for bowling sides out quickly in the Northants League


Swann, Alec

DOB: 26/10/76 
Height: 6' 2"  Cricinfo:Alec Swann
Nicknames: Ron 
Contact Phone Number: 01604 401344 / 07779 716949 
Email:swann6@onetel.com 
Years played for the club: 1994-2000. 2004 onwards.
Other teams played for: Northants, Lancashire, Wallsend DCC (NSW, Australia)
Role: Opening batsman and argument starter
Batting Style: Dull right-hander
Bowling Style: Right arm slow / medium
Best Bowling for club: 3/54 (I think) vs Academy
Best Batting for club: 180 not out vs Peterborough
Memorable moment in cricket: Getting Graham Thorpe out.
Anything you'd like to say about the club or cricket in general?  Far toomuch fielding and why don't clubs have jam doughnuts for tea?


Swann, Graeme 

DOB: 24/03/79
Height: 6 feet
Cricinfo: Graeme Swann
Nicknames: G spot, Cyggy, Bobby
Business: Cricketer
Business Web Site: Nottsccc.co.uk
Years played for the club: 12
Other teams played for: Northamptonshire CCC, Nottinghamshire CCC, England
Role: Off spinning all rounder. Benefit wicket keeper.
Batting Style: Maverick
Bowling Style: Reluctant
Best Bowling for club: Wakey never used to let me bowl!
Memorable moment in cricket: Clean bowling Alec Swann for nought in a Northants vs Lancashire One Day fixture.  Still makes me laugh today when I see his look of disbelief!Anything you'd like to say about the club or cricket in general? The Saints is a great club with players and members who always make Birchfield Road East a fantastic place to visit.  You only have to see the camaraderie between the boys to see how cricket should be played.  However, Parky needs to stop dressing like a boy band wannabe metrosexual if anyone is ever going to take his revolutionary captaincy style seriously!  Come on you green and golds!


Swann, Raymond

DOB: 02/10/50
Height: 6ft
Cricinfo: Raymond Swann
Nicknames: Swanny
Business: School teacher
Business Web Site: Web what?
Email: I don't know how to use modern technology
Years played for the club: 1987 - 2001 (full-time)
Other teams played for: Blyth, ONs, Loughborough Town, Mitchells & Butler, 
Bedfordshire, Northumberland, England Amateurs, Northants II
Role: Right-handed opener
Batting Style: Brash and in your face and that's just my sledging. My
batting was uneventful and a bit bottom handed.
Bowling Style: Right arm medium-fast (up to 30), very medium (30+) and
off-spin/dross (45+)
Best Bowling for club: 6 for against some inadequate Leicestershire outfit
Best Batting for club: 150 odd against Rugby Town
Memorable moment in cricket: Breaking a sink in the Trent Bridge dressing 
room after some incompetent muppet gave me out.
Anything you'd like to say about the club or cricket in general? 
Not the same since players stopped appearing in brogues and top hats.


Thompson, Glenn

DOB: 19/11/1969
Height:6' 4" 
Cricinfo: G Thompson
Nicknames: Tommo, Bird
Years played for the club: 1978 -
Other teams played for: Northants Cricket Board, Central Cricket League X1, MCC, Harlestone

Role: Club voice of reason, argument defuser. 

Batting Style: Right hand batsman
Bowling Style:Right arm Seam-bolwer
Best Bowling for club:7 for 26 vs Bedford Town
Best Batting for club:113* vs Lichfield (unbeaten opening stand of 253 with Russell Warren)Memorable moment in cricket:Hitting Muralitharan for 6 when he played for Leicester Ivanhoe in Central League.
Anything you'd like to say about the club or cricket in general? A great social set up to match the cricket, more physios needed


Turner, Josh

DOB: 29/04/1992
Height: 6ft
Nicknames: Rapid, JT 
Years played for the club: 2000 - present
Other teams played for: N/A
Batting Style: Right arm batsman
Bowling Style: Right arm wide bowler
Best Bowling for club: 5 for 30 against Brixworth 
Best Batting for club: TBA
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 Wolstenholme , Mark

DOB: 20/1/1979
Height: 6ft 4ins
Cricinfo: Mark Wolstenholme
Nicknames: Wolverine
Business: this and that.. no-one really knows..
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Years played for the club: 2009 - present
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Role: Batter, bowler
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