Joseph Yovich

Nicknames:
Joey (A gentleman in Whangarei was at a match I was involved in gave it to a reporter who wanted to do an article in the local paper on club cricket – the rest is history)

Club:
City Cricket Club

Highest Honours:
New Zealand A, New Zealand Youth, NZ Selection XI, NZ Hong Kong Sixes Team, NZ World Cup Squad

Favourite Ground:
Cobham Oval

Most memorable game and why:
Any match you win and you are able to play a significant performance

Greatest Influence on career and why:
My late Father and City Cricket Club.  If it wasn’t for them I wouldn’t be here writing this

My favourite holiday destination is:
Matapouri Bay (Northland)

The best advice I’ve received is:
Never give up!

My sporting hero is:
Michael Jones and Mohammed Ali

My non-sporting hero is:
‘That Guy’

When I was young I wanted to be:
‘That Guy’

Favourite band:
U2

Favourite movie:
Shawshank Redemption

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

What is an interesting fact people do not know about me:
I’m a private man

Player Stats

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Despite his team ending the competition winless, State Northern Knights all-rounder Joseph Yovich has taken out the State Twenty20 MVP title ahead of Graham Napier and State Otago Volts Aaron Redmond and Nathan McCullum.

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