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Supporter Q&A – Mick Slevin

by Addis Army Cricket

Q: What was your first overseas Test match?
A: My 1st overseas Test was Joburg 2005, I had watched tours for many years on Sky and I always wished I could be there. 25 trips later here I am . What a fantastic match it was too…..

Q: What is your most memorable overseas Test match you’ve seen?
A: For me the most memorable was Mumbai 2006, I think it was over 20 years since our last test win in India. I’m so pleased I didn’t have that extra drink at lunch day 5. I loved the old Wankede stadium.

Q: Who is your favourite current England player?
A: This ones easy…. Ben Stokes

Q: Who is your favourite England player of all time?
A: Johnathon Trott, had an amazing debut in the toughest of circumstances and played a vital role in England becoming No1, ps I’m a Bear….

Q: Who is your favourite opposition player of all time?
A: Muralitharan… I was fortunate to see him break the Test match wickets record at Kandy 2007. I also have to give a mention to Andre Nel, I thought he made great television….

Q: What is your favourite overseas Test ground and why?
A: Newlands, always looks a great venue on tele and it didn’t disappoint , i like lots of different shaped stands and great scenery i can’t be doing with identikit concrete bowls…

Q: Which country is your favourite to tour and why?
A: Sri Lanka is my No 1,The people ,food, beaches and being a small island you can get around very easily. But the antics of there Cricket board re England ticket prices always leaves a bitter taste.

Q: Of all the cities/towns you visited on town, which is your favourite and why?
A: Napier has such a great feel to it, I would love to return.

Q: What is your most memorable non cricket moment on tour?
A: Me and a group of friends did the great white cage diving in Gansbaai , I have to admit I didn’t get in the cage but the view from above was amazing.

Q: What do you enjoy most about touring?
A: I enjoy travelling between towns and cities especially in places like India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, whether by train or bus and seeing how the locals live…

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