Kate Cross: 21 Questions

Lancashire Thunder’s Kate Cross steps up to take on our often ridiculous 21 Questions.

Describe yourself in one word.


What words or phrases do you most overuse?

“Oh wow” or “You’ve got this”

What is your most marked characteristic?

My resting bitchface

If you could edit your past, what would you change?

Nothing – you learn from your mistakes and they shape your future

What is your idea of happiness?

Watching the sunset on a beach with a pina colada, good company and a chilled playlist

What’s your ideal sandwich?

Some grilled pesto chicken, spinach and avocado mix

Which living person do you most admire and why?

My dad. As an ex-pro footballer he knows what to say and when to say it. He’s taught me a lot about character and how to tell dreadful jokes. Great combination

What has been your biggest disappointment?

Missing out on the World T20 squad

What piece of advice would you give to your 16-year-old self?

Don’t worry about other people’s opinions, do what makes you happy and back your own decisions. And run more!

If you were an animal, what would you be?

A lioness so I could live in a hot country and sleep the majority of the day

What is the most beautiful thing you have ever seen?

My niece

What becomes of the broken hearted?

They have an ice-cream binge and then pick themselves up and move on

What’s wrong with the world?

50mph average speed zones

Which three people would you invite to your dream dinner party?

Basil Fawlty, Jim Carrey and Prince George

Whose windows would you most like to smash?

Miley Cyrus

What song would you have playing when walking out to bat?

Brandon Flowers – Crossfire

Who would you like to play you in a film of your life?

Sandra Bullock – reckon she could nail the Manc accent

If you could be one other cricketer for a day, who would you be?

AB de Villiers

What’s your ultimate pet hate?

People middle-lane hogging on the motorway – put your foot down or move over! That, and if a plug socket is switched on without anything plugged in. I lose sleep over that

What was the first record you bought?

Probably a Steps or Spice Girls single.

Who’s your ultimate fictional hero?

Batman – but only when Christian Bale played him. If not then probably the Genie from Aladdin

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