Haslingden bag Zim International Ryan Burl - 03/12/18

Ryan Burl

Haslingden have signed Zimbabwean international all-rounder Ryan Burl for their 2019 Lancashire League campaign.

Burl (24) has played 18 matches across the three formats for Zimbabwe since his ODI in February 2017 to include 1 Test, 13 ODIs and 4 T20Is. 

A left-handed batsman and right-arm leg-spinner, Burl boasts impressive numbers in domestic cricket - 1,345 runs at 43.38 (and 17 wickets at 19.94) and 1,051 runs at 30.91 in 20 first-class and 47 List A matches, respectively.

The all-rounder has also impressed in UK league cricket for numerous clubs including South Wilts (2013-14), Sarisbury Athletic (2015) and Littleborough (2017).

Speaking about the signing, Haslinden Chairman Steve Hunsley had the following to say:

“As Cricket Chairman I am delighted that the club has signed such a top class player for the 2019 season. The signing reflects the ambitions of the Club, the Committee and the players and we all look forward to working with Ryan next season.”

1st XI Captain Joe Sipocz was also keen to add a few words:

“This is a very exciting signing for Haslingden and I cannot wait to get to work with Ryan. Along with the return of some solid amateur performers we are hoping Ryan can gel with the squad quickly and help build towards a memorable season for club".


Check out Ryan's CricX profile here


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