Lutterworth sign Perth speedster - 31/03/15

Akash FotedarLUTTERWORTH have signed Perth speedster Akash Fotedar for their Leicestershire Premier League campaign.

Fotedar (22) is a a genuine quick bowler who, last season helped Tyendale to the Northumberland and Tyneside Senior League title courtesy of 33 wickets at 16.57, following a successful maiden stint abroad for Follifoot in the Airedale and Wharfedale Senior League (49 wickets at 24.40).

The Australian speedster was picked up by both clubs courtesy of his exploits in the WACA Competition for his Perth Cricket Club. He has played across the grades, to include 7 first-grade matches, but has predominantly featured in the second-grade.

In 2012/13, Fotedar competed in the Vodafone Top Gun Fast Bowling Competition – a search for Australia’s fastest bowler (outside State contracted players) which was held during Australia’s home test series.

He won his heat in Perth with a recorded speed of 134km/h before finishing 4th in the national final in Sydney with 136km/h.

Fotedar has recently signed with the Lutterworth and hopes to continue his successful overseas exploits in the Leicestershire Premier League this summer.

 

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