Friday, November 23, 2012

A Spirited conversation with Jacinta Coleman

Name: Jacinta Coleman
Age: 18
Nickname: Jay
Reside: Tauranga
Other teams: Bay of Plenty Women’s
Occupation: Student
Playing role: Fielder, batswoman
Batting style: Lower order

What was you first cricket experience?
Back yard cricket with my family.

Batter, batsman or batswoman?
Batswoman

Who was your cricket idol/hero growing up?
Brendon McCullum because he’s a good batsman.

What advice would you have for a young girl wanting to give cricket a go?
Wear a helmet.

How difficult is it to find a balance between cricket commitments and holding down a “real” job?
Very difficult, as it goes over a long period of time - not just during the weekend but also throughout the week.

Which provincial ground/association has the best catering? 
Northern Spirit

Which opponent would you consider your most difficult opponent to play against?  
Canterbury, because they have a lot of very good players in their team.


For a full set of Northern Spirit profiles and my views on the women’s domestic game, have a read of A Spirited conversation with the Northern Spirit.

1 comment:

  1. I had not heard of Jacinta Coleman at all but I am so glad i found this post about her on your blog, thanks for that information :D

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