Ian Slater | Willey Wanderers Cricket Club

Ian Slater

Name: Ian Slater

Nicknames: Slatsy or Slats, and a few others I can’t put on here!!

D.O.B.: 21/05/1967

Willey CC Member since: 2002

Preferred Trait: Safest hands (or buckets!) in the club

Bats: Right-Handed

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