Player Profile: Yathish Gowda

Team: India



Nickname: India

Age: 25

Occupation: Sports Coordinator

Bowling/Batting style: RH Batsman & RH Bowler

Name of your social team: Bangalore Tuskers, Karnataka, Neptunes

When did you first play indoor cricket? 2009

Have you played in a World Cup before?  Yes; 2011

What are you looking forward to about the world cup? I’m excited to get into the competition, playing against the new Asian team and meeting new people.  I’m also really looking forward to arriving and seeing the sights of New Zealand – it’s supposed to be the most beautiful place in the world!

Do you have any pregame rituals or superstitions? No

What is your most memorable indoor cricket moment? When we won our first match last world cup against Sri-Lanka

Who is your favourite sports star? It’s an even split between Adam Gilchrist and Virender Sehwag

If you could attend any sporting event in the world, what would it be?  The Formula 1 British Gran Prix at Silverstone

If there was a movie being made about you, who would you want to play you?  Aamir Khan (Bollywood)

If you could play at any stadium in the world (any sport) which one would it be and why? It would have to be a cricket match at Queenstown Cricket Stadium – the stunning backdrop makes it one of the most beautiful places in the world to play cricket. 

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