Tom Stapylton-Smith

Updated: Feb 17

Nickname: Stapes

Date of Birth: 31/08/1994

Former Club: -

Favourite Players: Dale Steyn & Faf du Plessis

Favourite Shot: Straight drive

Drink of Choice: Any cold beer

As the double-barrel name suggests, Tom Stapylton-Smith is our private school import from KZN, having learnt his trade at Michael House (apparently pronounced Maaakelhaas). Shockingly, then, he has turned out quite a nice kid, and one who has immediately settled into the Rollers, having made his debut in the 2017/18 season. Probably should be a bit quicker given he's almost as tall as Joel Garner, but he has done a fine job with the new ball, and also with the bat - he made his first ever 50 against a touring Indian side, and immediately phoned his dad to share the shocking news.

Overall Rollers Stats

Debut: 2017/18

Innings: 17

Runs: 185

Average: 14.23

Highest Score: 53*

6s/4s: 5/17

Overs: 107

Wickets: 21

Average: 23.67

Best Bowling: 5-0-37-3

RPO: 4.6

Catches: 4 (+ 2 run-outs)

* Last updated 17/02/2020