This week’s Wanneroo DCC Player of the Week is Jason Parry! When Paz first started playing for Wanneroo, MyCricket didn’t exist, cricket pads had buckles instead of Velcro, helmets were a rarity and scorers used ink & quills. He’s a class act, a Life Member and a club legend, so grab a can of Mellow Yellow and enjoy getting intimate with Joop:
Name: Jason Parry
Nickname: Paz, Joop
Occupation: Radiation Therapist
How long have you played at Wanneroo?: 25 years
Who is your favorite cricketer?: AB de Villiers
Who’s your celebrity crush?: Anne Hathaway – all class
What is your pre-game ritual?: Good feed
If you could be an Olympic athlete, in what sport would you compete?: Baseball or BMX
When did you last hit the winning runs, take the winning wicket, and/or take the winning catch?: Can’t recall
Are you a leader or a follower?: Leader
Which of the Seven Dwarfs is most like you?: Grumpy (only on Saturdays)
Wanneroo Man-crush?: Tim Bond – man on fire
What is your favorite movie quote?: Oh, please, tell me, Elizabeth, how exactly does one suck a f*ck? – ‘Donnie Darko’
What’s the most courageous thing you’ve ever done?: Change career
Who is the clumsiest teammate?: Bring back Ieuan
What’s the best decision you’ve ever made?: It’s a tie – ask my wife out on a date / stalked Pearl Jam at their hotel room for 2009 tour
What are the three best things about you?: Work ethic, sense of humour and my in-swinger
Name 3 cricketers you most admire.: Mike Hussey, AB de Villiers, Dale Steyn
If you could eat only 3 foods for the rest of your life, what would they be?: Mango, ice cream, tacos
If you could time travel, where would you go?: Seattle 1991
If you could be a cartoon character for a week, who would you be?: Glen Quagmire
What’s the most awesome thing you’ve done on a cricket field?: 179 v Gosnells in the 2’s
Would you rather be the best player on a horrible team or the worst player on a great team?: The worst player. Nothing beats winning
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?: Height
Favourite Wanneroo WAG and why?: Tiffany Jacobs – all class
Has Slods ever bought you a round?: Don’t recall but don’t recall buying him one either
Who are the three greatest living musicians?: Dave Grohl, Jant Weiss & Matt Cameron
What personal trait has gotten you in the most trouble?: Cheekiness when younger
What do you think is the greatest invention of all time?: Vaccines or Drum Kit or Cricket (whoever invented it is a genius)
Name a celebrity you think is lame.: Grant Denyer
Most embarrassing moment on the cricket field?: Realising I was batting (opening in A-grade) without a box
What is the scariest movie you’ve ever seen?: Old Boy
Rachel, Donna, Jessica, or Louis Litt?: ????
What is the best piece of advice you’ve received?: Treat others the way you’d like to be treated.
If you could be another teammate for a week who would it be and why?: Damon Parker. Be nice to know what it feels like to walk in $1750 Yeezy’s or what it feels like to bat with $1000 wonder bat.
If you could ask your pet one question, what would it be?: Why do you eat the cat sh*t???
Rarest bloke at Wanneroo?: Damo $1750 on Yeezy’s!!?!?!!!??!??!
What is your favourite Rob Richards quote?: Get around the pigskin
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