ABOLARIN RASHEED AYOMIDE

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Date of Birth

 

OCTOBER 2ND 2002

 

City and  Country of Birth

 

ILORIN, KWARA STATE, NIGERIA

 

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

 

BOWLER

 

Batting Style (RHB/LHB)

 

RIGHT HAND BATSMAN

 

Bowling Style e.g (R.F.M)

 

(R.F.M)

 

Domestic Team

 

LAGOS ASIANS CRICKET CLUB

 

Have you played first-class cricket? If yes, details please

 

NO

 

Have you previously represented your country in a cricket match/series? If yes, details please

 

ICC U-19 WORLD CUP AFRICA QUALIFIER DIVISION 2 IN POTCHEFSTROOM 2018 AND DIVISION 1 QUALIFIER IN WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA 2019

 

Have you represented your country in any other sport before?

 

NO

 

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

 

ARMY DAY SECONDARY SCHOOL, ILORIN

 

What hobbies and interests do you have outside of cricket?

 

BASKETBALL

 

Where and why did you start playing Cricket

 

MY SCHOOL, I LIKES THE SPORT AND IT EVENTUALLY BECAME MY PASSION

 

Who is your favorite cricketer of all time and  why?

 

KAGISO RABADA, I LOVE HIS STYLE AND AGGRESSION WHEN BOWLING

 

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

 

KAGISO RABADA, I AM AN OPENING BOWLER TOO AND I LIKE TO PUT BATSMEN UNDER PRESSURE

 

Your best cricketing moment/performance to date?

 

QUALIFYING FOR THE U-19 WORLD CUP, WHILE MY BEST PERFORMANCE WAS NIGERIA TOUR OF ZIMBABWE 2019 WITH A BOWLING STATISTICS OF

 

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

 

NORTH WEST CRICKET OVAL. POTCHEFSTROOM

 

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?

 

I WANT TO BE THE BEST AND TELL MYSELF IN THE FUTURE…I MADE IT

 

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

 

ODI, THE CONSISTENCY OF THIS FORMAT GIVES ME A CHANCE TO THINK EVERY MINUTE OF THE GAME

 

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

 

TO BECOME THE BOWLER OF THE TOURNAMENT

 

What would your “walk out” song be?

 

ANY GOOD RHYTHM & BLUES SONG

 

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

 

NIGERIA VS TANZANIA, DIVISION 2 POTCHEFSTROOM

 

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

 

USAIN BOLT

 

Which pro sports teams do you follow?

 

LAKERS, NBA

 

What is your favorite holiday destination?

 

LAGOS STATE

 

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

 

USAIN BOLT, KAGISO RABADA, CHRISTIANO RONALDO, JOHN CENA AND VIRAK KOHLI

 

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

 

VIRAT KOHLI

 

Which international bowler would you love to hit for 6?

 

KAGISO RABADA