Pro switch for Kirkburton - 22/03/19

Roscoe Thattil

Kirkburton have signed Sri Lankan all-rounder Roscoe Thattil ahead of their 2019 Drakes Huddersfield League season.

Thattil (26) is an accomplished first-class batting all-rounder playing for Sri Lanka Air Force Sports Club in Tier B of Sri Lanka’s Premier Tournament.

In 36 first-class matches, Thattil has scored 2,020 runs at 36.07 and taken 20 wickets at 32.40, not to mention the small matter of 19 wickets at 16.15 (SR: 14.50) in domestic T20 cricket.

Thattil has been a key member of the SL Air Force side, hitting season tally's of 399 runs at 44.33 (2016/17), 459 runs at 32.78 (2017/18) and 164 runs at 41 (2018/19).

Whilst bowling opportunities have been limited in red ball cricket, he has starred in T20 cricket, taking 8 wickets at 13 (2017/18) and 5 wickets at 19.80 (2018/19) in recent seasons.

Thattil has recently signed with the Drakes Huddersfield club, following stints abroad in England (2013), New Zealand (2013/14) and Australia (2014/15). 


Check out Roscoe Thattil's CricX profile here


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