Congrats to Shahid Iqbal who was appointed club captain for the start of the 2023 season… Shahid has made 54 appearances for the club since his debut in 2017 and has to date scored 924 runs at 18 and taken 18 wickets at 21. He has also won the fielding trophy twice.
Good luck to Shahid in the role!
Exiles finished the 2022 season with 12 wins and 7 defeats.
Trophy winners are confirmed as follows:
Bhau Patel Batting Trophy: Andrew Wingfield – 276 runs at 30.67; (Andy wins this trophy for the second time, first time since 2011, Ansar was not a club member so doesn’t qualify)
Bowling Trophy: Ajmal Safi – 22 wickets @ 11.32; (Golden arm Ajmal wins the trophy for the first time!)
Fielding Trophy: Shahid Iqbal – 8 catches & 1 run-out; (Shahid wins the fielding trophy for the second year in a row)
Man-of-the-match trophy – Ajmal Safi – 6 matches; (Ajmal wins the trophy for the first time!)
Captains Prize – Bernard presented this to Shahid at the AGM;
Nets are likely to be at Lords this spring – details tbc;