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21 Questions: Natalie Sciver

by Wisden Staff

Kanye West, a labrador, Spice Girls and views over the Chamonix… it’s Natalie Sciver’s rip-roaring 21 Questions.

What words or phrases do you most overuse?
Umm…

What is your most marked characteristic?
My broad shoulders

If you could edit your past, what would you change?
I’d try harder in my education, especially during my degree

What is your idea of happiness?
Friends and family

What’s your ideal sandwich?
Anything with melted cheese

Which living person do you most admire and why?
My mum, she’s very hard working and deserves all that she’s got

What has been your biggest disappointment?
Being given out on 49 in my debut Test match at the WACA

What piece of advice would you give to your 16-year-old self?
Learn a language

If you were an animal, what would you be?
I’d be a labrador

What is the most beautiful thing you have ever seen?
The view over the Chamonix valley on a clear day

Umpire Chris Watts was half-surprised to get an invite to Sciver's dinner party

Umpire Chris Watts was half-surprised to get an invite to Sciver’s dinner party

What becomes of the broken hearted?
A new start

What’s wrong with the world?
There’s not enough love and kindness

Which three people would you invite to your dream dinner party?
Beyoncé, Patrick Dempsey and Miranda

Whose windows would you most like to smash?
I’d smash Donald Trump’s window

What song would you have playing when walking out to bat?
Kanye West – Black Skinhead

Who would you like to play you in a film of your life?
Sandra Bullock

If you could be one other cricketer for a day, who would you be?
Got to be AB de Villiers

What’s your ultimate pet hate?
Chewing with your mouth open

What was the first record you bought?
If by record you mean CD, it was Spice Girls – Spiceworld

Who’s your ultimate fictional hero?
Bridget Jones

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