Keymer and Hassocks add Australian all-rounder to their ranks
Keymer and Hassocks Cricket Club are excited to announce the signing of Australian all-rounder Jesse Moffat as their overseas cricketer for the 2019 1st Central Sussex Cricket League Division 4 West season.
The 24-year-old will join the club from early-April, with Keymer looking to strengthen the senior first XI as well as improve the development of younger players in the community off the back of a successful 2018.
The right-hand middle order batsman and seam bowler currently plays for Manly-Warringah District Cricket Club of the Sydney Grade Cricket League.
As well as looking to contribute to the club’s senior sides, the Australian will play a very important role working closely with the club’s junior section.
Alongside his senior commitments Moffat will be running a mentoring programme to develop and improve the next generation of cricketers in and around the Hassocks area.
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"It will be my first season in the UK, so I am really looking forward to the challenge of playing in a different environment to back home.
"I have been made to feel very welcome by the club’s representatives and I’m hoping I can make a big contribution to the club this season.”
Joe Isted, first XI captain at Keymer and Hassocks said: “We’re really looking forward to having Jesse at the club for the 2019 season.
"Jesse is a talented cricketer and a tough competitor and will fit in well at the club, we’re confident he can help us kick on from a successful 2018 season.
"We’re expecting Jesse to be a great addition to the senior side and an integral part of our growing junior section.”