The first Player of the Week for 2017-18 is Michael Kelsey! One of the “Next Gen” of Roo stars, Kelso is juggling cricket, studies and modelling (see www.wanneroodcc.com.au/kelsobluesteel for some of his recent portfolio shots). Here’s some Q&A with Kelso:
Name: Michael Kelsey
What is your first memory of cricket?:
Picking up worms from the grass
What happened in your first game of cricket for Wanneroo?:
Let 20 odd byes through and made 27
As a member of the Roos “Next Gen”, what do you see your role being this season?
To be a leader amongst the juniors and also to keep improving as a player
Spice Girls, Pussycat Dolls or Little Mix?:
Who is your must-have Fantasy Cricket pick?: K. Miller
What is your best pick-up line or Tinder ice-breaker?:
Did you get those pants at 50% off? Cause they are 100% off at my place.
Who was your best cricket coach, and what pearl of wisdom sticks with you the most?:
Andy Billington – “Play your game”
Would you like a Kingsway Kegerator?: Good idea
How many Pepsi-max’s have you hit and/or consumed at Kingsway?: Over a thousand
Your Dad is heavily involved in both the Seniors and Juniors. What is the best and most annoying things about having him around the club
The best thing about having Dad around the club is that he knows where everything is and he has a strong relationship with a lot of the committee members as well which got me to know the committee members quite well.
The most annoying thing about having Dad at the club is that he tries to tell jokes and they are terrible so that’s pretty embarrassing I guess.
Wanneroo Man-crush?: Ronnie Kumar
What is your favorite movie quote?: “James James Bond”
What do you want Wanneroo to achieve this season, and what will you do to contribute to this goal?:
To be consistent and always improving
Do you prefer white rice or brown rice?: Neither
What is your favourite thing about Hally?: His thigh pad
Where do you see yourself in 10 years, both from a cricket perspective and life in general?
In 10 years I hope to playing a high level of cricket somewhere and in life in general hopefully starting a really good job after uni.
What is for dinner tonight?: Pringles
What’s the most awesome thing you’ve done on a cricket field?:
Taking a one handed catch at slip
I used to be addicted to soap, but I’m clean now
Who has the best and worst salad at the club?:
Best is Ben Doolan and the worst is Adders
Which ex-Wanneroo player do you miss the most?: Bailey Richards
Which skipper could inspire you to run through brick walls?: Ben Doolan
Will Dougo be bowling 12 overs a game?
If we certainly won then sure.
Which Smudge would win: One giant Connor or ten Mini-Me sized Adams?: Giant Connor
What is the best thing about playing at Wanneroo?: We’re all one tight group
How will you look to help out the team this season?
By scoring runs and also being a leader on and off the field.
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