Methley snap up South African bowler Mofokeng

Former Woodlands player Grant Soames will captain Methley. Picture: Steve Riding.
Former Woodlands player Grant Soames will captain Methley. Picture: Steve Riding.

Methley Cricket Club have signed 25-year-old South African medium/fast opening bowler Sammy Mofokeng.

Mofokeng is a tier five first-class class cricketer who comes highly recommended.

Methley have also signed all-rounder Grant Soames who will captain the side.

Soames has played the last few seasons at top Bradford League outfit Woodlands and was previously at Yeadon. He is an early/middle order batsman and off spin bowler.

Methley have also recruited Ashton Blakey, the youngest of former Yorkshire wicket-keeper Richard Blakey’s sons.

Methley are looking for one more quality batsman to complete their team to challenge for promotion to the Bradford Premier League for 2017. They have a friendly on Sunday, April 10, atYork and District League champions Sheriff Hutton Bridge.