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Sam Whiteman

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?
Adam Gilchrist

If you weren't a cricketer, you would be?
Sport teacher

Sport/hobbies outside cricket?
Golf/catching up with mates

What did you want to be when growing up?
A cricketer

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?
England, Cancun

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


25


183


Yorkshire, UK


Australia


WA


Rockingham-Mandurah


Wicketkeeper


Left Hand


Does Not Bowl