Australia’s star all-rounder Ellyse Perry is all set to make a comeback to the international arena after being sidelined due to a knee injury sustained during a match against Ireland in July. Perry will make her return in the white-ball home series against West Indies commencing from October 1.
Apart from the news of Perry’s comeback to competitive cricket, her recent interaction with Cricket Australia (CA) is also doing rounds on the internet. The Aussie all-rounder during the interview answered a series of 15 questions in a rapid-fire round and made some intriguing choices, from naming her cricket idol growing up to picking the funniest teammate in the Australian squad.
Perry’s quick question-answer session offered a delightful peek into her personal as well as professional preferences. On that note, here’s the full list of the choices she made:
1) What is Ellyse Perry looking forward to most about this summer of cricket?
When asked about what she looks forward to the most about the upcoming summer of cricket, Perry’s response was simple yet heartfelt – “The sunshine.” Her love for the game and the bright Australian sun go hand in hand.
2) Favourite ground to play at?
Perry’s favourite cricket ground to play at is none other than the iconic Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). It’s where she has made countless memories and continues to leave her mark on the game.
3) Favourite city?
Among her favourite cities, Perth takes the crown. Its scenic beauty and cricket-loving atmosphere hold a special place in her heart.
4) Perry’s coffee order?
For coffee, Perry’s choice is a “Long Black,” a classic and strong coffee that keeps one energized.
5) Cricket idol growing up?
Perry admitted that her cricket idol while growing up was Michael Hussey. It is worth mentioning that Hussey’s incredible batting skills and unwavering dedication have inspired many in the world of cricket.
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6) Favourite TV show?
When it comes to her favourite movie or TV show, Perry’s pick is “Anchorman,” showcasing her sense of humour and appreciation for comedy.
7) Precious cricket memory
Her favourite cricket memory is a heartfelt one – playing in the nets with her dad and brother, an experience that ignited her passion for the sport.
8) The funniest teammate?
In the Australian squad, Kim Garth takes the title of the funniest teammate for Perry, bringing laughter and camaraderie to the team.
9) Biggest cricket nuffie in the Australian team?
According to Perry, Alana King is the biggest cricket enthusiast on the team, demonstrating an unparalleled and mad love for the game.
10) Favourite food
Perry’s favourite food category is “breakfast,” reflecting her appreciation for the most important meal of the day.
11) Most famous person Perry has met?
Among the famous personalities she’s met, Perry mentions Alyssa Healy, another prominent figure in Australian cricket.
12) Go-to recipe at home?
Her go-to recipe to cook at home includes preparing some fish and veggies, a healthy and delicious choice.
13) Flight Pastime?
During flights, Perry’s number one pastime is listening to music and reading, a combination that keeps her entertained and relaxed.
14) Most important thing Perry packs for a tour?
The most important thing she packs for a tour is “some candles”.
15) Prediction for Player of the Summer?
Perry’s prediction for the Player of the Summer is Annabel Sutherland, showcasing her support and belief in the youngster.
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This article was first published at WomenCricket.com, a Cricket Times company.
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