Young Giniotis gears up for Barnards Green - 01/03/16

Kyle Giniotis

BARNARDS GREEN have signed impressive schoolboy prodigy Kyle Giniotis for their 2016 campaign.

Giniotis (17) has represented the Australian Under-16s, South Australia Schools and is into his second season’s first grade cricket for Northern Jets. 

The Two Wells all-rounder has played for the Jets since the age of 12. In 2012/13, he scored 1,044 runs at 54.95 for the Jets, a tally that included 100 fours and 40 sixes.

Of his thousand plus runs, 770 were scored for the Under-14 Reds, all with an average of 77 to top the SACA Under-14 aggregates. He belted two notable innings, a blistering 168-ball 212* (27x4s, 6x6s), then two innings later a 76-ball 109 (12x4s, 8x6s).

He was subsequently selected for the Australian Under-16s who toured Sri Lanka and since wearing the coveted green and gold colours, he has broken into first-grade cricket for the Jets (2014/15).

Having been promoted to open the batting this summer, he has impressed for the Jets with a string of performances.

Since January 2016, he has notched up scores of 30, 77 and 88 for the Under-17s; 43, 25, 87 and 60 for the 2nd Grade; before his promotion back up to the top flight, where he has produced scores of 24 (in the One-Day Cup Quarter-Final), 64 and 42 against Prospect District, Adelaide and University respectively.

Giniottis will spend his maiden stint in the UK with Birmingham & District Premier Cricket League's Division 1 side Barnards Green.

 

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