David Nash and his warm-up routines

I’m surprised Emma, the resident county squirrel, hasn’t picked up on this: an interview with none other than David Nash, the Middlesex wicketkeeper. Good ‘keeper, Nash, should’ve gone on to higher honours (as should’ve Keith Brown, but that’s for another day).

Kev: I’ve always wondered how did you get the nickname Knocker?

Knocker: When I started my career, just before going out to keep, I would always go to the loo and “relieve myself”, so I became known for always knocking myself off. [Editor’s note: perhaps we should revert to the less original, but also less evocative nickname, “Nashie”]

A game for gentlemen? Believe what you will. Thanks to Patrick for the link.

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