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As winter draws nearer and the season is over its time to bring back our A to Z feature.

In this round we meet the man with more games than runs and the club youngest, old man, Zed Hussain.

Zed Hussain

A - AWAY - What is your favourite away ground you have played at?


B - BANTER - Who has the best banter at the club?

Phil Sykes

C - CLUB - What football team do you support?

Norwich City

D - DINING - What would be your last 3 course meal?

Like my meals to have a continental flavour: Pork and Bok Choy Stir-Fry, Jamaican Pork Chops and Cuban Mojo Pork, finished off with some Rum-soaked fruit and almond cake

E - EVENINGS - A quiet night in with the missus or a night out with the lads? Why?

Neither – they are all bloody hard work and so is a night out with the lads!!

F - FOREIGN - What is your favourite holiday destination?

Paris, Milan, Casablanca, and Blackpool

G - GAME - What’s the best game of cricket you have ever played in?

APL (Accy Premier League) – Team needed 50 to win off 2 overs and one lad went for 49 runs off 5 legal deliveries in the penultimate over!

H - HOBBIES - What do you like to do in your spare time?

Racing Cars and DIY

I - IDOL - Who is your favourite cricketing hero?

Conrad Barnes – A true inspiration being the oldest active player in club, still going strong with a dodgy hip, colostomy bag and one functioning leg.

J - JOBS - What is your current occupation?

Sales Director

K - KIDS - What were you like as a child?

Hard as nails

L - LOATH - What annoys you the most and why?

Match Fixers

M - MUSIC - What is your favourite type of music and what is your favourite song?

Hard Rock (Guns and Roses, Def Leppard, Metalica) with a touch of Bhangra

N - NICKNAME - What’s your nickname and what’s the best one you’ve ever heard?


O - OPTIMISM - How do you think Church will do this year? League? T20? Cup?

Firsts – Top 5 finish, last 4 in T20 and Semi Finals in cup
Seconds – Top 3 in the second Division
Thirds – More divisions than teams so no idea

P - PETS - Do you have any pets?

2 Mice – Called Hyndburn Council Pest Control and am still awaiting a response.

Q - QUALITY - Who is the best player you’ve played with and against? Why?

Saul Hayden when he bats – He has more luck than the Irish

R - RAPID - Who’s the quickest bowler you’ve faced?

Liam Dyson – with his tail up he’s faster than a slug on heat

S - STRANGE - What’s the weirdest thing you’ve seen in your life?


T - TELEVISION - What do you like to watch on the box?

Don’t watch TV – too much crap on there

U - UNKNOWN - Tell us something that we don’t know about you.

Used to be a heavy weight boxer

V - VIDEO GAMES - Do you play any games consoles? If so, how often and what do you play?

Commodore 64 – played on it back in 1990

W - WORLD - What is the place you’d love to travel to the most? Why?

Japan – id be the tallest person there

X - XYLOPHONE - Can you play any musical instruments?


Y - YIKES - Are you scared of anything? If so, what?

Being in changing rooms after Cammy Dawson gets dismissed (The amount and speed at which he throws stuff, you have more chance of dodging bullets)

Z - ZODIAC - What is your star sign?


Jack Gaskill
Cameron Dawson
Levi Wolfenden
Josh Scully
Barry Shorrock
Stuart Crabtree

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