Penkridge Player Profile - Ollie Deakin

Name: Ollie Deakin

Nicknames: Hightower, Inspector Gadget and several I can’t mention

Role in Team: Off spinner, aggressive lower order batsman and captain of Penkridge Scorchers U19s in NatWest u19 club T20

Highest Score / Best Bowling: 77 / 6-18

Best Cricketing Moment: Taking a one handed diving catch at backward square leg off the bowling of Richard James

Funniest Cricketing Moment: Running to take a caught & bowled, tripping over my own feet and shouting “oh no” as I fell

Cricketing Heroes: AB de Villiers, Dale Steyn, Kumar Sangakkarra

Biggest Influences on Cricket Career: My family (countless missed birthdays for cricket, Rob
Lawrence and Richard James

Favourite Ground / Grounds Played At: Penkridge, Eastnor

Best Ground / Grounds for Cricket Teas: Whitchurch and a Mrs B tea at Penkridge

Favourite Food / Drink: A good ale and plenty of favourite foods…

Best Places Visited: Austria, Cape Verde and Valencia

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