Nisal Francisco – Sri Lanka

Nisal is a talented batting all rounder currently playing for Burgher Recreation C.C. in the top tier of Sri Lankan 1st class cricket he is a skilfull left hand bat able to adjust his game to the needs of the team and the situation of the match. In 1st class cricket Nisal doesn’t bowl which given the plethora of class spinners in Sri Lanka isnt a huge surprise but he does have excellent bowling returns in UK League cricket and over here is definitely classed as a genuine allrounder. In 1st class cricket Nisal averages 29 with the bat and in 50 over cricket he averages a very healthy 34 with a century and 11 scores over 50 in total. Nisal has been to the UK 3 times prior to  the current 2021 season, twice for Marsden C.C. in the North East Premier League in 2017 and 2019 and in between at Mayfield C.C. in Sussex. In total he scored 2100 runs averaging close to 40 and took 43 wickets at the terrific average of just 15.44 each. For 2021 Nisal has made his way to Lancashire to play for Brinscall C.C. and with 6 games remaining he has 550 runs and 47 wickets and that also includes him missing the 1st few games due to covid related delays in his travel. An excellent allrounder keen coach and  strong club man Nisal has agreed to return to the UK for 2022