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Preston Mommsen

Batter

Did you know?

Mumford and Sons is his preferred music choice before a match.

RUNS
1115
AVERAGE
30.97

Preston Mommsen

Batter

Did you know?

Mumford and Sons is his preferred music choice before a match.

RUNS
419
AVERAGE
34.92

Batter

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Off-Spin

AGE
30
HEIGHT
CM
BORN

Durban

COUNTRY

Scotland

Scotland

Bio

It has been quite a journey for Preston Mommsen from schoolboy cricketer in South Africa to captain of Scotland.

Born in Durban, Mommsen represented South Africa school boys in both rugby and cricket. His sporting talent led to a scholarship to Gordonstoun School in Scotland and after graduating he relocated permanently to his adopted country.

Excellent school cricket results led to domestic cricket opportunities and after four years of living in Edinburgh, Mommsen qualified for the Scotland national team.

He made his one-day international debut in 2010 against Netherlands and played a pivotal role in helping Scotland secure their third appearance at an ICC Cricket World Cup. 

At the qualifying tournament in New Zealand in January 2014 he scored 520 runs in eight innings and was named Player of the Tournament. His performances included 139 against United Arab Emirates in the final.

Mommsen’s year to remember culminated in the batsman being named the 2014 ICC Associate and Affiliate Player of the Year, and captain of Scotland’s ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 squad.  

MATCHES
44
DEBUT
2010
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
139
BEST BOWLING
3-26
Bowling
WICKETS
6
AVERAGE
21.7
ECONOMY
5.91
S/R
22
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
1115
INNINGS
42
NOT OUTS
6
AVERAGE
30.97
100s
2
50s
6
MATCHES
24
DEBUT
2012
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
68
BEST BOWLING
1-23
Bowling
WICKETS
4
AVERAGE
41
ECONOMY
7.13
S/R
34.5
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
419
INNINGS
19
NOT OUTS
7
AVERAGE
34.92
100s
0
50s
2

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