Player Profiles

Luke Blackaby


Nicknames: Blackers

HCC Debut: 2005

Team role: 1st team captain, left-handed allrounder 

Best innings: 139* Hartley 2017

Best Bowling: 5/32 Folkestone 2018

Sporting hero: Alan Shearer

Best moment at the Dale: Clinching promotion in the penultimate game for the 2019 season followed by the post-match celebrations.

Mark Epps


Nicknames: Eppsy, The chairman

HCC Debut: 2002

Team role: Club chairman, Seasoned Top-order batsman and specialist long off- long-off

Best innings: 130 Harvel 2011

Best Bowling: 5/18 Walmer 2007

Sporting hero: Darren Gough

Best moment at the Dale: Sitting on the roof of the clubhouse watching the sunrise after Holmesdales promotion in 2016 and gaining promotion back into the premier league in 2019

Anthony Bissett


Nicknames: Biss, Uncle Tony, DJ Khalid, Barman Bissett

HCC Debut: Saturday morning under 7's

Team role: Middle-order batsman, specialist boundary fielder, occasional right-arm off-spinner and leader of the Twells social group.

Best innings: 62 Folkestone 2019

Best Bowling: 4/41 St Lawrence 

Sporting hero: Luke Blackaby

Best moment at the Dale: Promotion back to the premier league and every lock-in at the Dale.

Mike Bryant 


Nicknames: Mikey

HCC Debut: 2005

Team role: Mystery spinner

Best innings: 88 Old Elthamians 2012

Best Bowling: 5/21 Old Elthamians 2014

Sporting hero: Joe Cole

Best moment at the Dale: Promotion back to the premier league 

Ben Fawcitt


Nicknames: Nathan

HCC Debut: Don't know ask Nathan

Team role: Bats 3, swing bowler, drops catches

Best innings: 115 v Folkstone

Best Bowling: Don't know ask Nathan

Sporting hero: Jimmy Anderson

Best Cricketing moment: Getting 115 in the premier promotion game

Dom May 


Nicknames: Dommy, Badger, Bomb squad

HCC Debut: 2010

Team role: Mr.Cricket 

Best innings: 106 vs Hayes

Best Bowling: 6-21 vs Folkstone

Sporting hero: Harry Galpin

Best Cricketing moment: 5-21 Vs Vine on 1st XI captaincy debut.

Daniel Brabham 


Nicknames: Brabs, Ranga, The village idiot 

HCC Debut: 2018

Team role: wicket-keeper/ batsman, the lock-in conductor.

Best innings: 110* East Grinstead (ECB cup) 2019

Best Bowling: N/A

Sporting hero: Kevin Pietersen & Darren Stevens 

Best moment at the Dale: Promotion back to the premier league and every lock in at the Dale.

Nathan Fawcitt


Nicknames: Nadeeen, Ben, Bed Blocker

HCC Debut: 2012

Team role: Pie Chucker

Best innings: That time I got daddy runs (18*)

Best Bowling: 5-0 vs Tunbridge wells

Sporting hero: Muralitharan's elbow

Best moment at the Dale: Fines Night....

Will Mcdowell


Nicknames: Macca

HCC Debut: 2010

Team role: Aggressive bat and slow left-arm straight on 

Best innings: 106 Harvel 2012

Best Bowling: 6/21 Cowdrey 2014

Sporting hero: Chris Gayle

Best moment at the Dale: Hitting a 19 ball 50 against the Mote in 2016 to guarantee enough points in the first innings for promotion into the premier league and watching the boys celebrate in the stands.

Rupert Harbig 


Nicknames: Bigga

HCC Debut: 2011

Team role: Vice-captain, bomb squad commander, middle-order batsman and right-arm medium pace.

Best innings: 

Best Bowling: 

Sporting hero: Michael Owen & Jonny Wilkinson 

Best moment at the Dale: Drinking the bar dry after promotion to the premier league in 2016 9the first time lived up to the hype in this case) 

Jack Hulston 


Nicknames: The Hustler

HCC Debut: 2012

Team role: Slinga Malinga, swing specialist and Pub golf conductor.

Best innings: 58 Broadstairs 2014

Best Bowling: 5/45 Linden Park 2016

Sporting hero: Alistair Cook

Best moment at the Dale: Drinking crabbies out of the league cup in 2016.

Joe Hart


Nicknames: Harty

HCC Debut: 2015

Team role: Couldn't tell you!

Best innings: 124* vs Vine (2020)

Best Bowling: 2-36 vs Sandwich  

Sporting hero: James Collins, Mark Noble

Best Cricketing moment: Tonning up against the vino.

Chris Goodwin


Nicknames: Badger, Shandy, Two shoes

HCC Debut: 2020

Team role: Opening Batsman and Legspin pies 

Best innings: 142* vs Four Elms 

Best Bowling: 4-54 vs Outwood 

Sporting hero: Andrew Strauss

Best Cricketing moment:Watching David Roffey take a one-handed screamer against Tunbridge wells. 

Pete Grove


Nicknames: Grover, Spider

HCC Debut: 2009

Team role: Opening bowling / spinner when injured which is most of the time.

Best innings: 90* vs Old Wilsonians

Best Bowling: 5-56 vs Tunbridge Wells 

Sporting hero: Steve Harmison

Best Cricketing moment: Hitting my first ball for 6 into the bowls club at number 11 against Hartley.

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