Optimists Cricket Club 1st XI squad

1st XI

Captain : Richard Neale

Right hand Batsman, Right arm medium bowler

Optimists Club & 1st XI Captain 2017 - Present
Committee Member 2008 - Present
Fixtures Secretary 2010-2015


Vice Captain : Saransh Kulshrestha

Middle Order batsman and can bowl off spin when needed
Shiva Arunachalam
Right hand batsman, right arm medium fast and not a bad fielder.
James Barker
Left-handed opening batsman
Leg-spin bowler

Timothy Barker
Attacking left handed opening batsman
Right arm bowler,
Capable wicketkeeper
Can field anywhere, preferably in the deep
Yatin Bhamare
An opening or first change up bowler, speed is my passion. Also a lower middle order batsman, I like to hit straight sixes whenever I can.
Phillip Burleigh
All U have to do is ask!!!!
Wayne Codd
OCC Secretary
Graham Cope

Wicket keeper, right handed batsman.

Fixtures Secretary.

Committee Member.


Robert Deed
Former Chairman of the OCC
Mark Fitzgerald
Left Arm Bowler, Club Chairman 2007-2010
Paul Galliver
Organiser of the WOCC 2nd XI for the LCF Taverners league in 2012
Richard Grundy

I am from Leicestershire in England and have been in Luxembourg since 2014, used to play a bit of cricket in England and looking to get back into it now

William Heath

Right-hand Top Order Batsman

OCC Chairman 2017 - Present
OCC Club Captain 1996-1999, 2004-2009 & 2015-2016
OCC Committee member 1994-1999 & 2004-Present
OCC Vice-chairman 2013-2016

Joost Mees
Optimists Club Captain
Piran Merkl
I love playing, generally bowling my off-spin or batting (when I get in and get past 10 or so...)
Arvind Pandey
Allrounder, utility player.

Committee member.
Aanand Pandey
Anand Pattabiraman
I Never talk about myself, especially when it comes to cricket :-)
Indian working here as a Senior Technical consultant in Banking domain. 
Rakesh Sharma
Wicket keeper and Right Hand batsman.
Ananth Srisailapathy
Right Hand Batsman. 
Playing Role: Top Order Batsman, Wicket Keeper
Will Stock
OCC friendlies - LCF matches with CCC - CCC/EP friendlies - Junior training  
Niraj Trivedi
Bowler and Bit of bat too....
Girish Venkateswaran
Middle order bat and Right arm medium pacebowler
Vikram Vijh

Batting: Left Handed Batsman, Usual Batting position: 4 

Bowling: Right arm spin, off/leg - keep guessing :)

Performance history