Supporter in the Spotlight

Thomas Blade Q&A

Q: What was your first overseas Test match?
A: Adelaide, Ashes 2006.


Q: What is your most memorable overseas Test match you’ve seen?
A: Centurion 2016 because I got Joe Root's boots, Bairstow's gloves and Finn's training shirt.


Q: Who is your favourite current England player?
A: Joe Root.


Q: Who is your favourite England player of all time?
A: James Taylor.


Q: Who is your favourite opposition player of all time?
A: Clinton De Cock.


Q: What is your favourite overseas Test ground any why?
A: I can only really remember Centurion and Wellington. Centurion was rubbish (apart from me getting stuff) so I have to choose Wellington - I loved the big grass bank and I rolled down it a few times!


Q: Which country is your favourite to tour and why?
A: New Zealand because of the Maori and volcanoes and stuff.


Q: Of all the cities/towns you visited on tour, which is your favourite?
A: Wellington because they have an awesome museum that has an earthquake house!


Q: What is your most memorable non cricket moment on tour?
A: In New Zealand doing the Maori stuff.


Q: What do you enjoy most about touring?
A: Watching cricket.


Q: England or Australia? (Thomas now lives in Australia and has been selected to represent South Australia at junior level)
A: England!




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