Tom Jagot Joins the Elite 4000 Run Club

In the first innings of round 14 against Mosman Tom Jagot scored his 4000th First Grade run for the Bears. In doing so, Tom joined an elite club of only 21 players who have achieved this feat in the club’s 128-year Premier/Grade cricket history. His name joins the likes of Phil Marks, Scott Hookey; teammates Rob Aitken, James Aitken and Justin Avendano; and the legendary Austin Punch.

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Tom’s milestone coincides with a call-up to the NSW Metro squad for a second XI fixture against Tasmania in Hobart this week. You can watch the fixture by clicking here.

Tom has 4022 First Grade runs for the club with nine centuries at an average of 44.20 and has scored over 7000 runs in all NSW Premier Cricket grades. Tom has scored over 600 runs in each of the past four seasons, with his 984 runs in 2018/19 earning him a NSW Premier Cricket Merit Team cap and the runner-up position in the coveted O’Reilly Medal for the NSW Premier Cricket player of the year. His 959 runs at 63.93 so far this season has him poised for further honours.

In 2018/19, Tom hit an undefeated 125 as he and Adam Crosthwaite shared a club-record fourth wicket partnership of 261 and mowed down Sydney’s total of 380 at Drummoyne Oval. Tom has featured in six other partnerships in excess of 150, including 204 with Tim Reynolds against St George in Round 6 of the current season.

Tom has been selected in NSW XIs in each of the last three seasons and has represented the Sydney Sixers academy team. He was also selected in the Bears’ team of the decade for the 2010s.