Player of the Week: Dan Peters

This week’s Wanneroo DCC Player of the Week is Dan Peters! One of the best blokes going around the club, “DP” makes a mean curry (allegedly) and even though there are no right or wrong answers to these questions, he nailed the Time Travel and Best/Worst player in the team questions. A++.

Name: Daniel Peters

Age: 29

Nickname: Alfie, Peters or Petre

If you could choose your own nickname, what would it be?: It doesn’t work that way

Occupation: Public servant

How long have you played at Wanneroo?: Roughly 14 years

Who is your favorite cricketer?: Kane Williamson

Who’s your celebrity crush?: Margot Robbie

Which TV family is most like your own?: The Flintstones

What is your pre-game ritual?: Occasionally ranting at the Mrs Saturday morning for not doing a white wash throughout the week. More so packing my bag in the most OCD fashion, then checking it 5 times before leaving the house

If you could be an Olympic athlete, in what sport would you compete?: Javelin or trap shooting

When did you last hit the winning runs, take the winning wicket, and/or take the winning catch?: U17’s

Are you a leader or a follower?: Leader mostly, follower occasionally

Which of the Seven Dwarfs is most like you?: Sleepy

Wanneroo Man-crush?: Jacob Johnson – Serious rig

What is your favorite movie quote?: “See you tomorrow night Eleanor, with your fine ass” – Gone in 60 Seconds

What’s the most courageous thing you’ve ever done?: Accepting a short term job opportunity with Housing in Kalgoorlie, knowing nothing about it, with new staff and diverse clientele whilst being away from the family for months

Who is the clumsiest teammate?: Jordan King

What’s the best decision you’ve ever made?: Asking Mon out. Then letting her stick around year after year.

What are the three best things about you?: Good listener, light hearted and a good sense of humour

Name 3 cricketers you most admire.: Glen McGrath, Adam Gilchist and Virat Kohli for different reasons than the first two

If you could eat only 3 foods for the rest of your life, what would they be?: Eye fillet steak, pork ribs and a good chicken curry

If you could time travel, where would you go?: 2005 – Handing over the Sports Almanac to an 18yo Alfie Peters

If you could be a cartoon character for a week, who would you be?: Bugs Bunny

What’s the most awesome thing you’ve done on a cricket field?: Direct hit run-out from long-on

Would you rather be the best player on a horrible team or the worst player on a great team?: Worst player – The argument being you would potentially develop more quickly being surrounded by talent, whilst still experiencing success

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?: Just one thing? Constant battles with weight

Favourite Wanneroo WAG and why?: Kate Atkinson – Extraordinary tolerance for male stupidity and she’s up and about the club

Has Slods ever bought you a round?: Surprisingly yes, he has

Who are the three greatest living musicians?: Myles Kennedy, David Draiman and James Hetfield

What personal trait has gotten you in the most trouble?: Cynicism

What do you think is the greatest invention of all time?: The internal combustion engine

Name a celebrity you think is lame.: Kristen Stewart, Russell Brand and Adam Sandler

Most embarrassing moment on the cricket field?: Being dismissed by hit wicket against Gosnell’s

What is the scariest movie you’ve ever seen?: Seed, Tokyo Gore Police or any of the Saw’s

Rachel, Donna, Jessica, or Louis Litt?: Rachel by miles

What is the best piece of advice you’ve received?: Don’t be afraid to ask questions

If you could be another teammate for a week who would it be and why?: Mathew Dzodzos – To better understand him as I’m just not on his wavelength at all

If you could ask your pet one question, what would it be?: No pets

Rarest bloke at Wanneroo?: Jason Parry – One of a kind bloke with energy levels comparable to a kid on a sugar high

What is your favourite Rob Richards quote?: Simple

What did you write on your tennis ball?: Nothing, which represents having a ‘clear mind’

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