England batter Heather Knight hits out during the ICC Women's World Cup semi-final.
England batter Heather Knight hits out during the ICC Women's World Cup semi-final. Stu Forster/Getty Images

Ashes profile - Heather Knight

Date of Birth: December 26, 1990

WBBL team: Hobart Hurricanes

Role: RH bat and off spinner

Home town: Plymouth

Junior club: Plymstock Cricket Club

How old were you when you first played: 7

How did you start playing cricket: Older brother played

Favourite cricket ground: Lord's

> > > Click here to see all of the Ashes player profiles

What is your hidden talent: Juggling

What do you cook most often at home: Chicken Vietnamese salad

Your most annoying habit: Clicking my neck

If you weren't a cricketer, what would you be: Physiologist

Favourite movie: Shawshank Redemption

Fav singer/band: Stereophonics

Karaoke song of choice: Any without lyrics as I'm tone deaf

Your Netflix/TV addiction is: Game Of Thrones

Your sporting idol (past and/or present): Marcus Trescothick

Most annoying team mate (and why): Laura Marsh, she loves a prank

Funniest team mate: Katherine Brunt

Which team mate spends the most time in front of the mirror: Lauren Winfield

Australia meets England for the Ashes in Coffs Harbour on October 26 and 29. Tickets available now at cricket.com.au/tickets .



Coffs Harbour's Most Influential - Part 11

premium_icon Coffs Harbour's Most Influential - Part 11

The Coffs Coast Advocate lists the people effecting change

Mayor named Coffs' Most Influential

Mayor named Coffs' Most Influential

Results are in, mayor Denise Knight is the city's most influential.

FAMILY FAVOURITE

FAMILY FAVOURITE

Sawtell Cup sponsor has extra special interest in the race

Local Partners