Erasmus signs on at the ‘House

Captain Charlie Cottam, Ockert Erasmus and Matthew Stansfield
Captain Charlie Cottam, Ockert Erasmus and Matthew Stansfield

Lowerhouse Cricket Club have unveiled Ockert Erasmus as professional for the 2017 Lancashire League season.

Erasmus is a right-handed batsmen and off-spinning all-rounder,currently in his third season at Accrington, following three seasons with East Lancashire, where he has been a proven performer with both bat and ball, during six Lancashire League campaigns.

With the bat, he has amassed 4,476 Lancashire League runs at an average of 43, with a best of 111, while his economical off-spin has captured 364 wickets at 16.8, with a beat of 8-21.

Managing director Matthew Stansfield said: “We are extremely happy to welcome a proven Lancashire League Professional like Ocki to the club, and we are sure that he will be a huge success both on and off the field.

“We feel that Ocki will compliment our team perfectly and bring a whole host of Lancashire League experience with him.”