Monton sign Zaidi for inaugural Pennine campaign - 13/10/15

Ashar ZaidiMONTON & WEASTE have signed Ashar Zaidi for the inaugural season of the Pennine League in 2016. 

Ash is a true all rounder who bats left handed in the top order and also bowls left arm off spin. He has played for Sussex County Cricket Club for the past 2 seasons.

In first class cricket, he has scored nearly 6000 runs at an average of 38 and has taken 89 wickets at an average of 30.

In his most recent season of club cricket (2013), Ash broke Bobby Simpson's 54 year-old batting record of 1444 runs while playing for Accrington CC in the Lancashire League.

Including games as sub professional, Ash finished with seven centuries, nine half centuries, 2421 runs, 136 wickets and 32 catches in 46 matches.

Monton and Weaste Chairman Gary Brown has expressed his delight over Ash's signing. 

"Ash's record speaks for itself. To have him playing at Welbeck Road makes a real statement of our intentions for next season.

We will be going all out to win every competition we enter. Ash's signing also reflects well on the brand new Pennine League and we cannot wait to getting going next April at the start of this new exciting era".


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