Great Witchingham re-sign Kiwi all-rounder - 23/02/16

Thomas Kuggeleijn

GREAT WITCHINGHAM have re-signed promising Kiwi all-rounder Thomas Kuggeleijn for the upcoming season.

Kuggeleijn (19) is a hugely talented all-rounder who comes highly recommended by former Blackcaps quick Michael Mason who states “Thomas has the ability and attitude to play cricket at the highest level and is one of the best young prospects from a region that has produced International Players and numerous First Class players”.

A left-hand top-order batsman and brisk medium-pacer, Kuggeleijn has played a raft of age-group representative cricket for Hawkes Bay (Under-12s, 13s), Manawatu (Under-14s, 15, 17s) and Central Districts (Under-17s).

He captained his province (Manawatu) at Under-17 level in 2013/14 and was awarded “Player of the Year”. He was also named Dannevirke High School’s “Most Valuable Player” last summer.

He was a key member of his School’s 1st XI for 5-years (2010-14) and skippered them in his final season. Kuggeleijn now plays senior club cricket in the Manawatu for Freyberg and has acquitted himself with distinction, culminating with Manawatu Senior Men’s selection.

Kuggeleijn spent his 2015 summer playing for Great Witchingham in arguarbly the UK's strongest league, the East Anglian Premier League, and will return again this summer for the club's top flight campaign.

 

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