Name Ben Claydon
Age group Under 17
Role Right handed top order batter. Right arm seamer.
Club Cambridge Granta
Son of former European Tour golfer Russell, Ben is a genuine all-rounder who gained regional U17 honours a year young in last summer’s ECB Super 4’s competition.
Ben had a very consistent season in 2016 and was named Academy player of the at the club awards dinner in September.
Another who will be pushing for 2nd XI opportunities in 2017.
Favourite Player | Kumar Sangakkarra, because he makes it look so easy.
Best thing about cricket | Scoring runs
Other interests | Football, trainers, Fifa, the gym
If not cricket | Personal trainer, coach, commentator, physiotherapist
As a club we would like to thank the Brian Johnston memorial Trust for the Support they have shown Ben.
BJMT provides scholarships to young male and female cricketers at county academy and university level who are in genuine financial need. Last year, 22 scholarships were awarded to help with coaching, travel and equipment costs.