Horspath, runaway Cherwell League champions last year, have been busy strengthening their squad as they return to Serious Cricket Home Counties Premier League Division 2.

With Will Eason taking over as skipper from Adam Krol, Horspath open up at Finchampstead tomorrow.

And his recruits include Dean Conradie, an off-spinner and right-handed batsman from Pretoria in South Africa, and Cowley International all-rounder Ayaz Khan.

Missing are seamer Lee Mason (knee operation) and spinner Paul Jeacock (hernia).

IN: Dean Conradie (Christian Brothers College Old Boys, Pretoria), Ayaz Khan (Cowley International), Milly Faruq (East Oxford), Ned Murray (unattached), Luke Finch (Oxford).

OUT: None.


Horspath (v Finchampstead, away): W Eason (capt), Wynd, Foster, R Eason, Ali, Cutter, Phillips, Conradie, L Belcher, Skelton, Rana.