Get to know Lancashire Thunder star Kate Cross
Lancashire Thunder start their Kia Super League campaign next week and as we build up to their opening game against Western Storm, we caught up with England bowler Kate Cross to find out a bit more about her.
Describe yourself in one word.
What words or phrases do you most overuse?
Oh wow” or “You’ve got this”
What is your most marked characteristic?
My resting bitchface
If you could edit your past, what would you change?
Nothing – you learn from your mistakes and they shape your future
What is your idea of happiness?
Watching the sunset on a beach with a pina colada, good company and a chilled playlist
What’s your ideal sandwich?
Some grilled pesto chicken, spinach and avocado mix
Which living person do you most admire and why?
My dad. As an ex-pro footballer he knows what to say and when to say it. He’s taught me a lot about character and how to tell dreadful jokes. Great combination
What has been your biggest disappointment?
Missing out on the World T20 squad
What piece of advice would you give to your 16-year-old self?
Don’t worry about other people’s opinions, do what makes you happy and back your own decisions. And run more!
What’s wrong with the world?
50mph average speed zones
Which three people would you invite to your dream dinner party?
Basil Fawlty, Jim Carrey and Prince George
What song would you have playing when walking out to bat?
Brandon Flowers – Crossfire
Who would you like to play you in a film of your life?
Sandra Bullock – reckon she could nail the Manc accent
If you could be one other cricketer for a day, who would you be?
AB de Villiers
What’s your ultimate pet hate?
People middle-lane hogging on the motorway – put your foot down or move over! That, and if a plug socket is switched on without anything plugged in. I lose sleep over that
What was the first record you bought?
Probably a Steps or Spice Girls single.
Who’s your ultimate fictional hero?
Batman – but only when Christian Bale played him. If not then probably the Genie from Aladdin