Fraser Watts

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Fraser Watts
Personal information
Full name David Fraser Watts
Born (1979-06-05) 5 June 1979 (age 39)
King's Lynn, Norfolk, England
Batting Right-handed batsman
Bowling Right-arm medium
Role Batsman
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 26) 6 August 2006 v Netherlands
Last ODI 28 August 2009 v Australia
ODI shirt no. 12
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1999–2013 Scotland
Career statistics
Competition ODI FC List A T20I
Matches 26 18 107 4
Runs scored 572 862 1,979 53
Batting average 22.88 30.78 20.83 26.50
100s/50s 1/4 2/4 1/9 0/0
Top score 101 146 101 46
Catches/stumpings 6/– 13/– 22/– 2/–
Source: CricketArchive, 28 November 2009

Fraser Watts (born 5 June 1979) is a Scottish cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman. He began his cricket career playing for Carlton Cricket Club in Edinburgh. He demonstrated significant potential early on and when aged 16 won a sports scholarship to Durham School where he completed the last 2 years of his education. Watts has returned to play for Carlton, following a stint at Greenock, in the SNCL and also enjoyed a stint as the opening batsman for the Scottish national team. He was part of the Scottish team that travelled to the West Indies for the Cricket World Cup in 2007. He played in two of their group games but had to pull out of their final game at the last minute due to a groin strain on the morning of the match.

He was educated at South Morningside Primary, Boroughmuir High School, Durham School and then Loughborough University.

As a batsman, Watts is renowned for his flowing locks and cover drives. Formerly a seam bowler, he once removed Dan Marsh twice during a six wicket haul against Leicestershire CCC whilst playing for Loughborough University; however he has since failed to get a bowl for any of his club sides in Scotland.

Watts was voted 24th most eligible bachelor in Scotland in a Scotland on Sunday special feature in 2006.[1]

In 2013, Fraser announced his retirement[2] from International Cricket. Since his retirement from international cricket, Fraser has continued to turn out at club level for Carlton Cricket Club.

Apart from cricket he enjoys many other sports, including golf and football. Fraser Watts currently resides in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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