BJ Watling

Nickname and reason why:
BJ or Crabby, because I move sideways well in the field

Place of Birth:
South Africa

Club:
Hamilton Old Boys|

Highest Honours:
BLACKCAPS

Extras:
Wicket Keeper, Right Arm Off spin

Favourite ground:
Seddon Park

Most memorable game and why:
Debut for the BLACKCAPS in Dubai. Twenty20 and my test Debut against Pakistan

Greatest influence on career and why:
My mother, cause she has always been there through everything

My favourite holiday destination is :
The beach, but not really much of a holiday man

The best advice I’ve ever received is:
The man in the mirror poem. It’s a must read

My sporting hero is:
Roger Federer

My non sporting hero is:
My mum

When I was young I wanted to be:
To be honest I always wanted to be a cricketer or a sportsman of some sort

Interests/hobbies outside cricket:
Hockey, Horses, sports

Favourite Band:
Pearl Jam, Incubus

Favourite Movie:
John Q

If I wasn’t a cricketer I would be:
A coach

What is an interesting fact people do not know about you:
I was born in South Africa and lived in Tokoroa for 3 years.

Player Stats

Related News

Watling leads New Zealand A to 317

BJ Watling fell just short of a century in New Zealand A’s opening game of the Buchi Babu tournament in Chennai, India

Williamson wins the top award for Northern Districts

Eighteen year old Kane Williamson has won the NDCricket Player of the Year. The State Northern Knights all-rounder had a fantastic season with the bat and chimed in with some important spells when bowling.

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