Player Profiles #8 – Carl Knight

Player Profiles #8 – Carl Knight

Playing role: 4th team vice captain, opening bat & point fielder. Stay positive and encourage the youngsters.

Batting style: Patient (see off the opening bowlers & new ball and punish any poor bowling).

Bowling style: Accurate and underrated.

Highest score: 120 not out v Thrumpton (on Long Lane).

Best bowling figures: Only bowled 2 overs in 132 4th team matches & one of them was a maiden & included a drop catch at mid on (Joe Gibson).

Amateur cricketing hero(es): Andy Waddle, Sam Conners, Tom Black & Ben Black.

Favourite cricketer: Richard Hadlee, Clive Rice, Mike Proctor & Sachin Tendulkar.

Favourite ACC moment: Playing Lambley with a team of youngsters with very little batting experience and carrying my bat for 45 overs with 9 men down and scoring the the grand total of 29 not out (they described it as a posh net!). We lost by 130 odd.

Favourite movie: Pulp Fiction (what do you expect from someone born in St Anns!).

Favourite meal: Pizza.

Biggest passion/hobby outside of cricket: Junior cricket coaching / Rugby League and park runs (PB 22.58).

What does Attenborough Cricket Club mean to you: Playing the best game at the best club with the best people. ACC til I die.

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