Grant Thomson

Grant Thomson (born 18 March 1988) is a South African first-class cricketer.[1] He was included in the Easterns cricket team squad for the 2015 Africa T20 Cup.[2] He was the leading run-scorer in the 2016–17 CSA Provincial One-Day Challenge, with a total of 472 in ten matches.[3] In August 2017, he was named in Nelson Mandela Bay Stars' squad for the first season of the T20 Global League.[4] However, in October 2017, Cricket South Africa initially postponed the tournament until November 2018, with it being cancelled soon after.[5]

Grant Thomson
Personal information
Born (1988-03-18) 18 March 1988 (age 32)
Kempton Park, South Africa
Source: Cricinfo, 20 January 2020

In June 2018, he was named in the squad for the Titans team for the 2018–19 season.[6] In September 2018, he was named in Easterns' squad for the 2018 Africa T20 Cup.[7] He was the leading run-scorer for Easterns in the tournament, with 182 runs in five matches.[8]

In October 2018, he was named in Paarl Rocks' squad for the first edition of the Mzansi Super League T20 tournament.[9][10] In September 2019, he was named in the squad for the Nelson Mandela Bay Giants team for the 2019 Mzansi Super League tournament.[11] Later the same month, he was named as the captain of Easterns' squad for the 2019–20 CSA Provincial T20 Cup.[12] Thomson lead the team to their inaugural title in the tournament.[13]


  1. ^ "Grant Thomson". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 1 September 2015.
  2. ^ Easterns Squad / Players – ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 31 August 2015.
  3. ^ "Records: CSA Provincial One-Day Challenge, 2016/17: Most runs". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 2 April 2017.
  4. ^ "T20 Global League announces final team squads". T20 Global League. Archived from the original on 5 September 2017. Retrieved 28 August 2017.
  5. ^ "Cricket South Africa postpones Global T20 league". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 10 October 2017.
  6. ^ "Multiply Titans Announce Contracts 2018-19". Multiply Titans. Archived from the original on 16 June 2018. Retrieved 16 June 2018.
  7. ^ "Easterns Squad". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 12 September 2018.
  8. ^ "Africa T20 Cup, 2018/19 - Easterns: Batting and bowling averages". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 September 2018.
  9. ^ "Mzansi Super League - full squad lists". Sport24. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  10. ^ "Mzansi Super League Player Draft: The story so far". Independent Online. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  11. ^ "MSL 2.0 announces its T20 squads". Cricket South Africa. Retrieved 4 September 2019.
  12. ^ "Easterns aim high in Provincial T20 Cup". Benoni City Times. Retrieved 12 September 2019.
  13. ^ "Thomson proud of CSA T20 Provincial success". Cricket South Africa. Retrieved 26 September 2019.

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