The First XI: Eleven questions with Lewis Denmark


DOB: 20/12/1993
Player type: Cup Specialist
Nationality: British
Playing Role: Middle Order Batter
Teams: Norfolk, Bradenham, Swardeston
Career best batting: 170 (122* – Swardeston vs Nantwich T20 S/F 2018)
Career best bowling:  5/22 (Carter Cup vs Acle)

1. Q What is your proudest cricket achievement?
Winning National Double in 2019

2. Q Who is the best cricketer you have played with?
Joe Gatting

3. Q What is your favourite ground other than The Common?
Batting at Derby but Lords for everything else

4. Q What one tip (advice) would you pass on to our juniors?
Express yourself, do not be afraid to make mistakes.

5. Q How did your love of cricket blossom and develop, do your family or relatives play?
Watching my dad play from an incredibly early age, always playing, scoring, watching.

6. Q Do you have a nickname, and if so, please explain its significance?
Denners, obvious reasons.

7. Q Which team-mate has the best taste in clothes?
Tough one, Jez (Jeremy Elliott)

8. Q Which team-mate is the tidiest in the changing room?
I would be surprised if I do not get the most votes, but I’ll go TD

9. Q Which team-mate has the best taste in music?
Miffy (Matt Taylor) after a win

10. Q in your opinion who is the funniest player at the club?
Miffy (Matt Taylor) or Walks (George Walker)

11. Q What other sports do you enjoy playing and would recommend to youngster to play and which may complement their cricket?
Anything with a ball involved! Especially golf!


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