New to cricket and loving it

HIT: Batting and meeting new people is what Gab Purchase loves about playing cricket.

HIT: Batting and meeting new people is what Gab Purchase loves about playing cricket.

THE Wimmera Mail-Times is featuring a weekly question and answer profile with junior cricket players during the 2017-18 Horsham Cricket Association season. 

This week’s profile features new cricketer Gab Purchase.

What club do you play for? Colts. 

Age: 9. 

Q: What grade do you play?

A: Under 12s. 

Q: How long have you been playing?

A: Four weeks. My dad asked if I wanted to play cricket. 

Q: What’s the best thing about playing cricket?

A: Batting and meeting new people.

Q: What is your best shot/ball?

A: When I hit it really far. Best ball – the red one, haha.

Q: What’s your favourite cricket memory?

A: Having my dad watch me play is great. 

Q: Who is your favourite cricket player?

A: My dad.

Clubs can nominate any junior player, simply email community.vic@fairfaxmedia.com.au with answers to the above questions and a photo.