Promising wicketkeeper-batsman Whiteman is another of the young WA players who has emerged in recent years. Whiteman played 16 games in both competitions, amassing 669 runs and five half-centuries, before finishing third in the Laurie Sawle medal count in 2012-13. Whiteman, originally from Bunbury, backed up with a strong 2013-14 season where he was named in the Bupa Sheffield Shield Team of the Year, scoring 687 runs and taking 44 catches. Whiteman earned Australia A selection and made 174 in a 371-run stand with Mitch Marsh, before posting his maiden WA century against Queensland in March 2015.
Favourite player to watch?
If you weren't a cricketer, you would be?
Sport/hobbies outside cricket?
Golf/catching up with mates
What did you want to be when growing up?
Your most treasured possession?
My baggy black
What do you normally eat for breakfast?
Eggs on toast with a side of avocado
Favourite holiday destination?
Three essential items if stranded on an island?
TV, iPhone, couch
Funniest player in the squad & why?
Marcus Harris, good to laugh at
Most intelligent player in the squad & why?
Matt Dixon, street smart
Worst taste in music in the squad & why?
Simon Mackin, gangsta rap
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