Joe Bottomley

joe bottomley

DOB: 30 Mar 1962

Playing History: Cricket Debut: 1982

Honours: Superleague Cricket 1983 – 1986 Masters Superleague Cricket debut 2002 Inaugural Gold Member 2000 Inaugural Hall of Fame inductee 2003

After starting cricket at Salisbury as a teenager in 1982 Joe played with a number of teams before joining “Chalkies” in 1984. He played Super League Cricket from ’83 to ’86 and returned to the representative arena when he was selected in Salisbury’s Super League Masters side in 2002, a side he has continued in every year since. For the last quarter of a century he has played continuously for Chalkies on Wednesday nights at Salisbury and, since the retirement of founding member Wies Fazjullin in 2003, remains their longest serving member.