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Player Profile: Brandon Nash

Brandon Nash is a hard-hitting right-handed batsman who has First-Class cricket on his resumé, having represented Natal in the early-90s and scoring an unbeaten 129 against Orange Free State on debut.

He attended school at Glenwood and Dale College and progressed to the club scene in Durban before making his provincial debut in the 1991/92 season.

Nash moved overseas in the mid-90s and spent a many years playing in the Central Lancs and Yorkshire leagues, before returning to KZN in 2004 with Durban Collegians and eventually moving to Cape Town, where he still plays 3A for Western Province Cricket Club and social for Black Batts.

He lists his career highlights as making his First-Class debut for Natal, and being fortunate enough to continue playing cricket into his 50s, having been selected for the Western Province veterans and the Proteas Over-50s.

Nickname: Nasher

Favourite cricketer: Viv Richards

Favourite shot: On-drive

Toughest bowler faced: Malcolm Marshall

Toughest batsman bowled to: Daryll Cullinan

Picture courtesy of Goolam Taliep


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