21 Questions: Heather Knight

England Women vice-captain and captain of Western Storm Heather Knight answers the All Out Cricket 21 Questions.

Describe yourself in one word.

What words or phrases do you most overuse?
Calling everyone ‘boss’ or ‘chief’

What is your most marked characteristic?
My big grin

If you could edit your past, what would you change?
Nothing, I’m more of a future person!

What is your idea of happiness?
The three F’s: family, friends and food (not necessarily in that order!)

What’s your ideal sandwich?
Chip butty with ketchup

Which living person do you most admire?
The Queen

What has been your biggest disappointment?
The last 50-over World Cup

What piece of advice would you give to your 16-year-old self?
Don’t sweat the small stuff and enjoy the ride

If you were an animal, what would you be?
An eagle – imagine the views and they’re the boss!

What is the most beautiful thing you have ever seen?
The sunset from above the clouds on Mt Kilimanjaro

What becomes of the broken hearted?
Life goes on

What’s wrong with the world?

Which three people would you invite to your dream dinner party?
Reginald D Hunter, Jo Brand and Jamie Oliver (so he can cook)

Whose windows would you most like to smash?
There are better ways to get revenge

What song would you have playing when walking out to bat?
Rhythm of the Night by Corona

Who would you like to play you in a film of your life?
Julie Walters – I love her!

If you could be one other cricketer for a day, who would you be?
I’d love to bowl express pace for a day, so maybe Dale Steyn

What’s your ultimate pet hate?

What was the first record you bought?
Very embarrassingly, it was Vengaboys on cassette

Who is your favourite fictional hero?
Mrs Incredible

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