#8 Michael Cohen - Bowler

Bat: Left-hand
Bowling: Left-arm fast
Birth Place: Cape Town, South Africa

Best Bowling Figures: 5-40


Date of Birth: 04/08/1998 (21 years old)


A promising left-arm fast bowler, Michael Cohen has joined Derbyshire on a two-year deal. 

Before he joined Derbyshire ahead of the 2020 season, Cohen played 15 first-class matches in South Africa, where he claimed 50 wickets at an average of 26.12.

Cohen, who qualifies for EU citizenship, played a key role for Western Province throughout the 2017-18 CSA Provincial Three-Day Challenge. He was the club’s leading wicket-taker with 26 dismissals in six matches, at an average of 19.15.