AUDU ISIAKA SHEHU

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Date of birth  

7TH DECEMBER 2001

 

City and country of birth

 

PORT HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE, NIGERIA

Nickname (and how/why you got this name) MY NICKNAME IS PAT CUMMINS BECAUSE HE IS MY ROLE MODEL AND I CAN ALSO BOWL THE LEG CUTTER JUST LIKE HE DOES
 

Playing role in the team (specialist bowler/batter/all-rounder)

 

SPECIALIST BOWLER

 

Batting Style (RHB/LHB)

 

RIGHT HAND BATSMAN

 

Bowling Style (e.g. RFM)

 

R.F.M

 

Domestic team/s

 

K-11 CRICKET CLUB  AND. G.C.U CRICKET CLUB

 

 

Have you played first-class cricket? If yes, details please (team/date of debut/highlights)

 

 

NO

Have you previously represented your country in a cricket match/series? If yes, details please YES I HAVE REPRESENTED MY COUNTRY IN THE ICC AFRICA U19 DIVISION 2 IN POTCHEFSTROOM AND DIVISION 1 QUALIFIERS IN WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA
Have you represented your country in any other sport before?  

NO

 

Last educational institution attended (name of current school/college/university)

 

ENITONNA HIGH SCHOOL

 

What hobbies and interests do you have outside of cricket?

 

I LIKE SWIMMING, READING AND MAKING OF OUTFITS

 

Where and why did you start playing cricket?

I STARTED PLAYING CRICKET IN MY SCHOOL BECAUSE THERE WAS A SCHOOL TOURNAMENT TO BE PLAYED, WHICH I ALSO GAINED INTEREST IN PLAYING.
 

Who is your favourite cricketer of all time and why?

MY FAVORITE CRICKETER IS THE CAPTAIN OF THE NIGERIAN SENIOR TEAM, MR ADEMOLA ONIKOYI BECAUSE OF THE WAY HE PLAYS, HIS ATTITUDE AND HIS CHARISMA.
 

Which international cricketer would you most liken your playing style to and why?

 

THE INTERNATIONAL CRICKETER I’LL LIKEN MY PLAYING STYLE TO WOULD BE PAT CUMMINS, BECAUSE OF THE BOWLING STYLE AND ALSO BOWL THE LEG CUTTERS JUST LIKE HE DOES.

 

Your best cricketing moment/performance to date?

 

THE DAY I WON THE MAN OF THE MATCH AWARD IN FIRST INTERNATIONAL DEBUT.

 

 

Personal Twitter handle

 

NONE

 

Personal Instagram handle?

 

OFFICIALLY ISIAKA

 

Do you have relatives who have represented your country in cricket before?

 

No

 

Do you have relatives who have represented your country in any other sport before?

 

No

 

What is your cricketing ambition?

 

TO PLAY FRANCHISE CRICKET IN AUSTRALIA

 

What format of the game attracts and interests you most? Test, ODI or T20? Why?

 

THE FORMAT OF CRICKET THAT ATTRACTS ME THE MOST IS T20

 

What are you aiming to achieve from the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup?

 

I AM AIMING TO TAKE 6 WICKETS IN A MATCH AND WIN THE MAN OF THE MATCH AWARD THAT DAY.

 

What would your “walk out” song be?

 

MOTIVATIONAL SONGS

 

What was the best cricket match you have ever attended as a fan?

 

NIGERIA VS GHANA IN THE ICC AFRICA MEN’S T20 QUALIFIERS IN LAGOS NIGERIA

 

What is your favourite cricket ground that you have played on?

 

SENWES PARK POTCHEFSTROOM SOUTH AFRICA

 

Who is your most admired athlete from a sport other than cricket?

 

USAIN BOLT

 

Which pro sports teams do you follow?

 

MANCHESTER UNITED FC

 

What is your favourite holiday destination?

 

AKWA IBOM STATE NIGERIA

 

If you could pick anyone, which five people would you invite to a dinner party?

 

MY DAD, MY MUM, MY KID SISTER AND MY TWO FRIENDS

 

Which international batsman’s wicket would you love to take the most?

 

JOE ROOT

Which international bowler would you love to hit for 6? MITCHELL STARC