Full Name: Aashish Gaurav
Where were you born, raised and where have you lived?
Born: Bhagalpur, Bihar, India
Raised: Lucknow, UP, India
Lived: Waterloo, ON, Calgary, AB
How would you describe yourself as a cricketer? I am an attacking batsman and a fast-medium (not tear way fast) bowler. Someone like Chris Cairns, or Hardik Pandya, or Marcus Stoinis.
Cricket clubs you’ve played for? At University in India
Best score? 60-70 odd in a 20-20 game
Best bowling figures? 5 wickets or so in a 20-20 game
Preferred fielding position(s)? Long on/ Long off or Third man.
Biggest influence in cricket? Sourav Ganguly, MS Dhoni
Hopes and ambitions for the 2019 season? Have fun.
What’s worse, getting a duck or dropping a catch? Depends on the game situation.
Mankadding. Yes or No? Depends on the batsman’s intent.
Your game finishes earlier than expected. What do you do? Practice nets or a scrimmage.
You’re standing at slip. An opposing batsman walks to the wicket wearing an Edmonton Oilers cap and black trainers. They then play & miss at their first three deliveries before inside edging the fourth for 4. Do you sledge? If so, at what point in the story? I usually don’t sledge, unless there is a redneck.
All time favourite cricketer(s)? Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni, S Ganguly, Dale Steyn, Glenn Mcgrath, Shane Warne.
All time favourite sportsmen(s)? Roger Federer, Michael Schumacher.
Favourite Food? I love meat in all forms.
Favourite Drink? Water
Favourite Music? Contemporary Pop
Favourite Film? The Shawshank Redemption