Mind and BodyJuly, 2011
The former England cricket hero on having his leg broken and looking like Ronan Keating
DESCRIBE YOUR SWING IN THREE WORDS
Inconsistent, rushed and, hopefully, improving. I’m a genuine 24 handicapper
BEST PART OF GAME My driving. I can get hold of it but that’s also my weakness
BEST CRICKETING GOLFER Marcus Trescothick – Chubby Chandler said he could have been a professional
FUNNIEST CRICKETER Darren Gough. The first time I met him he introduced himself as ‘Rhino’. I asked him why and he said he’s as strong as an ox!
WHICH FAMOUS PERSON DO YOU MOST LOOK LIKE? John Bishop says I look like a fat Ronan Keating
WHICH QUESTION ARE YOU ASKED THE MOST How’s your ankle/knee?
I worked behind a record counter at Woolworths but it wasn’t really a career move AND THE ANSWER I had more surgery in January so I could play with the kids. They broke my leg, took a piece of bone from my tibia and wedged it in my hip. I’ve also got a titanium pin from my knee to my shin
ONE COURSE FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE The Carrick, the hotel at Cameron House is beautiful
ONE CD, ONE BOOK AND A DVD FOR A DESERT ISLAND Elvis’s Essential Collection, probably do without a book and Star Wars collection
IF NOT A CRICKETER WHAT WOULD YOU HAVE BEEN? No idea. I worked behind a record counter at Woolworths but it wasn’t really a career move
FAVOURITE FOOD Fish fingers, chips, beans and bread. Or Indian.
FIRST CAR I was lucky, Lancashire had a deal with Rover so I had a Coupe
LAST TIME YOU CRIED I got an award recently from the ECB. I didn’t cry but I got a bit emotional