Warwickshire near signing Che Simmons, 17-year-old dubbed ‘new Jofra Archer’
Barbadian quick bowler has UK passport and impressed on trial with 2nd XI
Having made a wonderful impression, Simmons is predicted to be provided a deal which could properly embody some sort of scholarship so that he can full his schooling within the UK. He presently attends Combermere Faculty, which has a wealthy historical past of manufacturing high gamers. As properly has present West Indies Check captain, Kraigg Brathwaite, Wes Corridor, Clyde Walcott, Frank Worrall and Chris Jordan additionally attended the varsity. So did the singer, Rihanna.
A quick bowler with a phenomenal easy run-up and motion, Simmons has represented Barbados Beneath-15s and got here to prominence by claiming all 10 wickets in an innings whereas taking part in for the Franklyn Stephenson Academy. He completed with the exceptional figures of 10 for 16 from 5.3 overs. Solely two of the runs he conceded got here off the bat.
George Dobell is a senior correspondent at ESPNcricinfo