Cricket: Middleton sign new professional for 2020

Date published: 19 August 2019

Middleton Cricket Club have signed a new professional player for the 2020 season.

27-year-old James Price (South Africa) is a specialist batsman who has topped the batting averages in the Lancashire League this season.

Middleton captain Dale Highton said: “It promises to be a great signing - expect to see some exciting and explosive batting in 2020 from James.”

Club Secretary Elaine Roydes urged the people of Middleton to get behind the team she said: “Get a front row seat and cheer on the lads, become a club member and bring the children along.

“Enjoy watching a young Middleton side full of local talent, push for silverware in a relaxed, family friendly environment.”

Do you have a story for us?

Let us know by emailing
All contact will be treated in confidence.

To contact the Rochdale Online news desk, email or visit our news submission page.

To get the latest news on your desktop or mobile, follow Rochdale Online on Twitter and Facebook.

While you are here...

...we have a small favour to ask; would you support Rochdale Online and join other residents making a contribution, from just £3 per month?

Rochdale Online offers completely independent local journalism with free access. If you enjoy the independent news and other free services we offer (event listings and free community websites for example), please consider supporting us financially and help Rochdale Online to continue to provide local engaging content for years to come. Thank you.

Support Rochdale Online