Did u know: Oxfordshire cricket team’s opening batman ‘Jackson Thompson’ is Nashik born
Full name Jackson Gladwin Thompson
Born February 7, 1986, Nasik, Maharashtra, India
Thompson made his first-class debut for the team in a County Championship match against Middlesex – though the match finished in an innings defeat for the Gloucestershire team.
Thompson contributed 11 runs in the first-innings and 21 runs in the second-innings to the Gloucestershire total. Thompson made his Twenty20 debut in the 2008 competition.
In 2010, Thompson was selected as one of 21 players to form the first Unicorns squad to take part in the Clydesdale Bank 40 domestic limited overs competition against the regular first-class counties.
The Unicorns were made up of 15 former county cricket professionals and 6 young cricketers looking to make it in the professional game.
Jackson Thompson is an Indian born cricketer who has represented Oman at under 17 level. He is a left-handed batsman and a right-arm offbreak bowler who currently plays for Unicorns, have previously played a handful of games for Gloucestershire. Thompson was born in Maharashtra.