Full name Wesley Ripper
Born September 4, 1985, Melbourne, Victoria
Current age 30 years 300 days
Major teams Tasmania Under-15s, Tasmania Under-17s, Tasmania Under-19s
Batting style Left-hand bat
Fielding position Wicketkeeper
His club is South Launceston. He has been playing in representative teams for North since grade six and has now made his Tasmanian debut with the Secondary Schools Under 15 team at Buderim. He plays Australian football, indoor cricket, basketball and golf. In 2000-01 he won the aggregate/average for South Launceston with 1047 runs at 52.35. Schools: Gladstone Views Primary (Victoria); Summerdale Primary; Prospect High.
He understands the Indian mentality better and doesn't have to deal with star players on the wane