Player Profiles #50 – Thom Murray

Player Profiles #50 – Thom Murray

Years played for ACC: Since I was 8 in the juniors. 17 years in the 1st team.

Playing role: Utilities. Jack of all trades, master of none.

Batting style: Maverick Renegade

Bowling style: Slow left arm spin.

Highest score: 132 @ Kimberley.

Best bowling figures: 5-15 @ Unity.

Amateur cricketing hero(es): Ian Murray, Andrew Simkiss, Arjun Singh-Sandhu, James Tilbury.

Favourite cricketer: Brian Lara, Chris Lynn.

Favourite ACC moment: I have so many favourite memories. Batting with my Dad in the 3s, All of the promotions, relegations, cup wins with the 1sts. Whatever’s happened we’ve had a great time doing it as a team. Sweet Caroline. Watching Joey Evison’s back foot punch over cover.

Favourite movie: Jaws.

Favourite meal: Everything, except avocado.

Biggest passion/hobby outside of cricket: Family.

What does ACC mean to you: Attenborough has been my home since I was born. I grew up watching my dad play for many years and we were fortunate to be able to play together for years as well. It’s always great to see past players still coming down to support today’s teams and it shows how much this great club is loved by everybody myself included. It’s been a honour to play for this club with my best mates. #spinquartetforever!

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