Nickname: Monica, whispering death

Enjoys: Sledging, swearing, bowling 4 overs and handing the ball back

Dislikes: Fielding, umpires, batsman who don’t walk

Best Skill: Bouncer Yorker combo followed by a half volley of abuse

Weakness: Knees, greyhounds

Prized possession: His 2002 best batsman award

Favourite Drink: A bottle of red wine followed by a Pernod and then   some Guinness.

Best Moment: Repeatedly shouting ‘Sh*t’ under a high catch, pre-  empting our response to him dropping it

Quote: “There goes Gums, rolling back the decades.” “Good chase   Mal you’re now over half way there.”