|Accrington Cricket Club|
Date of birth: 7th November 1988
Accrington signed Will Driver as professional for 2010.
Consistency was the feature of Will's season as he made 834 runs at 36.3 with five half centuries and 103 against his former club Lowerhouse. Will took 33 wickets with his off spin with his former side again bringing out the best in Will as he took 6-66 at Liverpool Road. Accrington re-signed Will for 2011
Will is a Level 2 qualified Coach who also acts as Club Coach for Accrington.
Driver was professional at Manchester Association side Winton in 2009.
His time at Winton was cut short by a shoulder injury. He scored 480 runs at 43.6 with three half centuries the best of which was an unbeaten 96. With the ball he took 29 wickets at 16.2 with a best of 5-44.
The record breaking former Read batsman had one season at Liverpool Road scoring 492 runs for Lowerhouse in 2008 at 23.4. He also picked up 21 wickets at 12.9.
Driver also acted as sub professional for Accrington twice in 2009. He played in the first match of the season against Rishton scoring 27 and taking 2-25 and he then made 63 at Rawtenstall in two early season victories.
Beginning his career at Read in the Ribblesdale League, Driver burst on the senior scene in spectacular style by becoming one of the few amateurs to score 1,000 runs in a season in 2006, his 1023 runs smashing the Read batting record.
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