Craig Cachopa



Playing style: Wicketkeeper-batsman

Nickname: Chopsy

Secondary school attended: Westlake Boys High School

Club: Karori


Earliest cricket memory: Playing backyard cricket with my brothers


Favourite ground to play cricket on: Onewa Domain


Most memorable cricket moment: Making my New Zealand U19 debut


If I could bat/bowl in partnership with any cricketer from any era I would chose: AB de Villiers –he’s class and it would be a good chance to learn off him


Favourite player growing up: Jonty Rhodes – an awesome fielder and he started the reverse sweep


The non-cricketing sports person or team I most admire: Roger Federer


If I wasn’t a Firebirds cricketer I’d be: A PE teacher


Favourite superhero: Spiderman as he climbs walls


Favourite book/magazine: Adam Gilchrist  


Favourite holiday destination: Cape Town


If I was in a band I would play the: Drums


In my spare time I like to: Watch TV and spend time with my family


My signature dish is: A lamb roast



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