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21 Questions: Nick Gubbins

by Miles Dilworth

Middlesex and England Lions opener Nick Gubbins rolls up his sleeves and does battle with All Out Cricket’s 21 Questions.

Describe yourself in one word.
Amusing

What words or phrases do you most overuse?
Flair

What is your most marked characteristic?
Clumsiness

If you could edit your past, what would you change?
Nothing

What is your idea of happiness?
A nice beer by the sea, looking at the sunset

What’s your ideal sandwich?
Avocado, bacon, chicken and lettuce

Which living person do you most admire and why?
Dider Drogba, Munich 2012

What piece of advice would you give to your 16-year-old self?
Keep enjoying the game

What has been your biggest disappointment?
Getting rid of José [Mourinho] the first time round

If you were an animal, what would you be?
A lion

It's getting cold in here

It’s getting cold in here

What is the most beautiful thing you have ever seen?
Mila Kunis

What becomes of the broken hearted?
I’m not sure… I’ve never had my heart broken

What’s wrong with the world?
The polarisation of classes

Which three people would you invite to your dream dinner party?
Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Pietersen and Frank Lampard

Whose windows would you most like to smash?
Compo’s, he’s just down the road

What song would you have playing when walking out to bat?
Bob Marley, Don’t Worry [sic Three Little Birds]

Who would you like to play you in a film of your life?
Johnny Depp

If you could be one other cricketer for a day, who would you be?
Kevin Pietersen. My absolute hero when I was growing up

What’s your ultimate pet hate?
Tardiness

What was the first record you bought?
Red Hot Chili Peppers

Who is your favourite fictional hero?
Batman

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