Hounslow and Whitton CC 2nd XI squad

2nd XI in 2024

Mr Gajraj Singh Rathore (Raj)  is mainly passionate about 2 things in life – Cricket and Business.

He owns several businesses with one of his companies named as the recipients of the UK’s officially most prestigious award – The Queen’s Award for Enterprise – often referred as the ‘’knighthood for businesses ‘’

A bold and fearless personality who has been involved in cricket mainly as a club captain for almost 3 decades now. He joined the club in 2016.

Gajraj (know as Raj to his friends) is a dynamic all rounder.

He is a gritty and a patient batsmen with an adaptable technique.

A useful spinner with a knack of picking up crucial wickets at the right time in the match.

He is also one of the agile and better fielders in the team.

  • Leads from the front, ice cold calmness and always plays with a huge smile on his place.
  • An excellent motivator who always encourages his team mates to perform to the best of their abilities.  
  • Believes in sharing credit when the team is successful but someone who will take all the failures upon him.
  • Winner of Middlesex Sunday league 2017 and runners up in 2018.

Raj’s vision for the club is:

  • Lead the team to promotion in 2024.
  • Provide a fair platform to the upcoming youngsters and share valuable knowledge with them.
  • Change in infrastructure and better facilities for the team members in making a prosperous club.

His Motto is ‘’Winners are not people who never fail, but people who never quit or never stop working hard.’’

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