Page 54 - West Pennant Hills Cherrybrook Cricket Club Yearbook 2016-17
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Christian Brayan: Christian is another team player who steps up and does what he is asked to do. His leg- spinners got some handy wickets and toward the end of the season his batting was returning to the levels he enjoyed in the Under 14s.
Ben Colley: Ben joined our club from Normanhurst-Warrawee after a back injury. Fortunately, his first game was against his old team and he scored a brilliant 70 in just 37 minutes, enjoying our best partnership of the year with James of 85 after we were 3/4 early on. Ben has an excellent eye and when he gets it right few bowlers can contain him. He also bowls very handy off-spin and claimed 3/3 against Galston-Glenorie.
Nick Colley: Nick is a very talented sportsman and this unfortunately took him away from us for several games, as he trialled with the Sydney Swans. Upon his return, it was great he got to play some games with brother Ben and his mate Will. Nick's batting and keeping are of very high standard, and his partnership with Will's leg-spinners producing several stumpings a real highlight. The good news is he is still eligible for juniors next year!
Harry Patchett: Harry was another newcomer to cricket but took to wicket-keeping very well. He kept very tidily to all styles of bowling and developed his batting as the season progressed, playing some nice shots on both sides of the wicket.
Leo Liao: Leo won the coaches award, just by doing all he was asked, never complaining and improving all aspects of his game. His best score of 20 against Beecroft saw him partner with Max and add 52 after an outright became a possibility. By the end of the year he had quality batsman playing back to his seam bowling, demonstrating the extra pace he was generating. Well done Leo.
Abdullah Saeed: Abdullah picked up 5 wickets this year with his slow-medium bowling, his good line and length often frustrating the batsmen. He has worked hard on his batting and his forward defensive shot is arguably the most technically correct in the team.
Ryan Nelson: Ryan worked hard all season on his left-arm bowling and batting. In particular, he bowled some excellent spells generating good swing and was very unlucky not to claim more wickets. He was also very receptive to advice from his coaches.
Lewis Williams
Under 16 Red after a win against Galston Glenorie

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