JET BLAST: Keaton Jennings

JET BLAST: Keaton Jennings

Durham Jets star Keaton Jennings answers 20 quickfire questions in our new feature

With the start of the new Natwest T20 Blast competition just a few days away, we decided to fire 20 quick questions at each member of the Durham Jets squad.

The topics include T20 cricket, their teammates, football and more!


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Highly promising opening batsman Keaton Jennings is the second man to step into the spotlight. The Johannesburg-born star is yet to play a first team game in T20 cricket, but the 21 year old is hoping to make an impact in 2014.

So Keaton...

Best T20 innings?
I haven't had many! But probably against England Under 19's last year at Brandon (scorecard here) First time I've got above a 150 strikerate!

Highest T20 score?
83* v England Under 19's for Durham 2nd XI.

T20 debut?
I haven't played any professional T20 games yet!

Best T20 bowling figures?
3-25 against Nottinghamshire for the 2nd XI last season.

Favourite T20 moment?
Back in South Africa, we played the schools T20 knockout and the 3rd/4th place play-off game that we won was awesome.

Worst T20 moment?
Probably the game before the play-off when we got knocked out of the tournament.

Best thing about T20 cricket?
It's over in three hours, it's quick!

Favourite song to walk out to?
'Beautiful Day' by U2

Best T20 player in World Cricket?
AB De Villiers

Who will win this year's Natwest T20 Blast?
Yorkshire have a good side, I think they've got a good chance.

Best dressed Durham player?
Badger (Scott Borthwick) would love me to say him, but I would say probably Colly (Paul Collingwood)

Worst dressed Durham player?
Shall we say Badger for a laugh? Badger it is!

Favourite holiday destination?
I would have to say Antigua.

Favourite away ground?
Lords was awesome, and apart from Durham the Wanderers (in Johannesburg) is probably my favourite ground.

Best friend in cricket?
A guy called David Mogotlane. I met him through playing cricket all the way through the age group stuff.

Superstitions?
None, just a bit of an anal old fart with routine!

Favourite sport apart from cricket?
Touch rugby - I love touch rugby, and either golf or squash.

Do you support a football team?
No, have you seen my football skills?!

Best footballer in the Durham squad?
Best is Jamie Harrison at left back.

Messiest roommate?
I know what Jamie Harrison is like to live with, and I'll say Jamie.

Durham Jets play their first game of the Natwest T20 Blast competition on Friday 16th May against Worcestershire Royals at Emirates Durham ICG. To secure your seat, click here

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