The First XI: Eleven questions with Jordan Taylor


Player type: English
Nationality: Opening Batsman
Playing Role: Run Machine
Teams: Sheringham, Karori, Norfolk, Swardeston
Career best batting: 133 against Copdock
Career best bowling: 5-35 against Coltishall Wanderers U17

1. What is your proudest cricket achievement?
Opening the batting with my brother at Lords and going on to win the National 40 overs.

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

3. What is your favourite ground other than The Common?
Fakenham (good wicket).

4. What one tip (advice) would you pass on to our juniors?
Have fun.

5. How did your love of cricket blossom and develop, do your family or relatives play?
Back garden cricket with the brothers and a few other lads who lived down the same road. There were a few arguments over the years.

6. Do you have a nickname, and if so please explain its significance?
Two touch, I fumble more than I should in the field.

7. Which team-mate has the best taste in clothes?

8. Which team-mate is the tidiest in the changing room?

9. Which team-mate has the best taste in music?
Jez Elliot.

10. In your opinion who is the funniest player at the club?
Matt ‘Miffy’ Taylor.

11. What other sports do you enjoy playing and would recommend to youngster to play and which may complement their cricket?
Football, golf, snooker and darts. Any team sport, learning how to work as a team is vital to success.


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