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Laughlins welcome baby William

17 November 2018

Ben and William Laughlin

Strikers fan favourite Ben Laughlin and wife Laura have welcomed their second son William into the world.

William Laughlin was born on Wednesday, 14 November with Strikers seamer Ben announcing the exciting news on Instagram on Saturday.


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It has been an exciting few years for the Laughlin family away from the cricket pitch, with their first child Oliver celebrating his second birthday earlier in the year.

Laughlin lives with his family in Noosa on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast but will soon join his Strikers teammates in Adelaide as the club aims to defend its BBL|07 championship.

The 36-year-old played a key role for the Strikers last summer, featuring in every match to claim 16 wickets and orchestrating one of the greatest catches of all time in combination with teammate Jake Weatherald against the Renegades in Melbourne.

How good!!!

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Newborn William is the latest addition to the Strikers family after wicketkeeper Alex Carey and wife Eloise welcomed their first child Louis in September.

Congratulations to the Laughlins!