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PLAYER PROFILE NUMBER 5 - SPANISH SENIOR SQUAD PEDRO VENUS
 
27th May 2011

PEDRO VENUS

                                           

 

PLAYER INFORMATION:

NAME LUIS PEDRO VENUS VALIENTE

DOB 9/12/1976
HEIGHT 5FT 11 INCHES
BATS/BOWLS RIGHT HAND BATSMAN AND BOWLER

PROFILE 

HOMETOWN - GRAVESEND KENT, VIA MADRID 

NICKNAMES - PEDDERS, THE FIERY SPANIARD !!! 

REPRESENTATIVE CRICKET - SUSSEX UNDER 19, KENT CRICKET LEAGUE, ESPANA 

 

 

OVERSEAS TOUR - INDOOR ECC TROPHY PORTUGAL AND BELGIUM, ECC TROPHY AUSTRIA AND BELGIUM  

 

CRICKET CLUB - GRAVESEND CC

BEST BATTING PERFORMANCE - 129  

 

BEST BOWLING PERFORMANCE - 4/35 AGAINST FINLAND

 

HIGHLIGHTS OF CAREER - FIRST HUNDRED AT THE AGE OF 16, FIRST GAME FOR SPAIN IN THE ECC TOURNAMENT IN AUSTRIA

 

CRICKETING HERO - MARK RAMPRAKASH 

MOST AMUSING MOMENT ON A CRICKET PITCH - THE WICKET KEEPER WALKING THE BATSMAN OFF THE PITCH AFTER STUMPING HIM. THERE HAD BEEN SOME BANTER BETWEEN THEM AND ALL YOU COULD HEAR WAS THE KEEPER TELLING THE BATSMAN "HOW GOOD WAS THAT". THE KEEPER STARTEDWALKING BACK TO THE WICKET ONCE THE BATSMAN HAD REACHEDTHE PAVILLION.

WORST CRICKETING MOMENT - LOSING TO CROATIA IN THE FINAL OF THE ECC TROPHY 

 

FAVOURITE TV PROGRAMME AND FILM - CSI NEW YORK AND THE SPY GAME

FAVOURITE TIPPLE - HAVANA CLUB, LIME AND COKE 

 

FAVOURITE MEAL AND RESTAURANT - TORTILLA, SOBRINO DE BOTIN, MADRID. THE BEST SUCKLING PIG EVER !!!

PREFERRED ROOM MATE: MARK SPENCER AS HE IS EXTREMELY NEAT AND TIDY, AND HE UNDERSTANDS THE MEANING OF HYGIENE UNLIKE JIMMY MORGAN AND CHRISTIAN MUNOZ 

 

IF YOU COULD STEAL A CRICKETING ATTRIBUTE FROM ONE OF YOUR TEAM MATES WHAT WOULD IT BE AND WHY ? SHAFIQUE ALI´S ABILITY TO DESTROY ANY ATTACK, HOWEVER GOOD THE BOWLING MAY BE. SHAFIQUE ALI´S ABILITY TO DESTROY ANY ATTACK, HOWEVER GOOD THE BOWLING MAY BE