Meet the Academy: George Lavelle
NAME George Lavelle
ROLE Wicketkeeper Batsman
Where do you play your Club cricket?
Ormskirk Cricket Club
Who is your idol?
I’ve always liked Freddie Flintoff especially as he was at his prime and winning the Ashes with England when I was growing up in 2005. I have to mention Ian Bell too
Cricketer that you are most compared to?
I’m not sure on that, but I watch a lot of cricketers, as many as possible, and try to implement their styles into my own game
Best innings that you have played?
Scoring 181 against Derbyshire for the Under 17s
Your hobbies or interests away from cricket?
I like watching all sports really, I’m a big Liverpool fan
If not a cricketer, what would you be?
I would like to say a golfer, but I’m probably not good enough!
Best friend in the Lancashire Cricket Academy?
I get on well with Sam Oldham, but it’s a great dressing room of lads to be honest
One interesting fact about you?
I can speak Spanish...a bit!
Football team you support?
Highlight of your career so far?
Winning the Under 15 National Championships in Kibworth, Leicestershire
Which player in the Lancashire First Team squad do you look up to?
Haseeb Hameed because he’s a young lad who’s made it into the Lancashire team and then into the England set up, he’s shown that it can be done and that there is a pathway for us