I’m not going to lie Morna, I had to google “vogel’s”. The Melbourne Stars cricketer has named the New Zealand gluten and dairy free buns from her homeland as one of her favourite foods in the latest WBBL player profile.
In between nailing breakfast and the occasioal snow skiing session Morna lays claim to being a dominate Twenty20 bowler having claimed 18 wickets from only 10 matches in the league’s inaugural season.
A quick single with Morna Nielsen
Nickname: Morna-na, Morne
Favourite sport other than cricket: Snow skiing
Best thing about Australia: The MCG
Dream job that isn’t cricket: Property investor
Career highlight: Beating Australia in the bilateral T20 series at the start of 2016.
Name an inspirational quote you live by: Worry is a waste of an emotion
What’s in your cricket bag? Generally cricket gear, roller and protein powder. I travel pretty light.
Most embarrassing song in your iTunes library? Low by Flo Rida
What do you love most about the WBBL? The support of the competition from CA and the clubs
Favourite city in the world? Bergen, Norway
Greatest fear? Cockroaches
What did you have for breakfast today? Cereal with yogurt and blueberries, coffee and a glass of water
Favourite number to bat? 1. But I never get to. I usually get stuck at 11
What are your top three favourite foods? Smashed avo on vogel’s, dark chocolate and coffee
What’s your signature dish? Steak and veggies.
Most enjoyable workout or training method? Circuit training with a group of friends
What song is playing when you walk out to the crease or enter the bowling? “One” – Shapeshifter
Favourite TV show? Suits
Biggest accomplishment to date? Graduating from University
What’s your guilty pleasure? Craft beer