Name: Ian Slater
Nicknames: Slatsy or Slats, and a few others I can’t put on here!!
Willey CC Member since: 2002
Preferred Trait: Safest hands (or buckets!) in the club
Favourite Shot: The Slatsy Slot – Literally anything outside the off stump!
Bowls (Arm & Technique): Left Arm Slow
Specialist Fielding Position: Mid On, Long On or Silly Mid On/Off
Best Batting Figures: 42 vs Ellesmere
Best Bowling Figures: 5-25 vs Pontesbury
Previous Clubs: Harcourt CC, Wendron CC
Club Awards: 1st XI Bowling Average x 4, Johnny Molineux, 1st XI Bowling Performance, 2nd XI Bowling Average
Describe yourself in a sentence: An inclusive captain who plays the game with a smile on my face
Favourite Opposition: Too many to list here. I’ve been around a bit.
Favourite Away Ground: Lilleshall
Worst Cricketing Moment: Breaking my leg in two places whilst fielding!!
Most Memorable Match: Harcourt Away 2005 season, Shep’s Red Stripe innings, revisiting old friends, coming away with 5 wickets and the team getting 23 points
Song to be played while walking out to bat: AC/DC – Riff Raff