The First XI: Eleven questions with Joe Flatt


D.O.B: 21/01/2000
Player type: Bowler
Nationality: English
Playing role: Left arm spin
Teams: Swardeston and Acle CC
Career best batting: 73
Career best bowling: 5-32

1. What is your proudest cricket achievement?
Hat-trick against Frinton

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

3. What is your favourite ground other than The Common?
Acle CC

4. What one tip (advice) would you pass on to our juniors?
Repetition is key, once you’ve got something just bowl and bowl and bowl.

5. How did your love of cricket blossom and develop, do your family or relatives play?
My Dad and Grandad introduced it to me around age 8 after both having played themselves.

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

7. Which team-mate has the best taste in clothes?
Myself or Denners – the mans always looking a million dollars.

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

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

10. In your opinion who is the funniest player at the club?

11. What other sports do you enjoy playing and would recommend to youngster to play and which may complement their cricket?
Football & Hockey.


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