Player Profiles #36 – Chris Runia

Player Profiles #36 – Chris Runia

Chris played for Attenborough in 2000. He took 29 wickets in 165 overs at an average of 16.38 and scored 115 runs in 8 innings with an average of 16.42 for the Saturday 1st XI.

Years played for ACC: 1 (2000)

Playing role: Opening Bowler

Batting style: Aggressive

Bowling style: Fast

Highest score: 37 not out

Best bowling figures: 6/31

Amateur cricketing hero(es):

Australia Matt Plowman (Lara)

England – Mick Blatherwick (Kimberley), Attenbororough – Alec McKinlay

Favourite cricketer: Mark Waugh

Favourite ACC moment: Loved every minute at the club was just a great place to be. Wish I had have come back.

Favourite movie: Shawshank Redemption

Favourite meal: Bangers and Mash

Biggest passion/hobby outside of cricket: Golf

What are you doing now?:

I work as a Ships Linesman and an Uber Driver.

Still playing cricket although not bowling. Playing as an Opening Bat and Wicket Keeper

What does ACC mean to you?:

Loved my time at ACC, it was one of the best experiences of my life.

Met some great people and made some life long friends.

Hoping to get back over for a visit next year.

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