WBBL player profile: Rachel Priest

Rachel Priest

Rachel Priest makes her mark on the WBBL as Melbourne Renegades’ captain and wicketkeeper this season. An accomplished international cricketer for New Zealand, Rachel has plenty of runs on the board in the Twenty20 format after becoming the first woman to notch up a domestic 100 in the shortened form of the game.

Away from cricket she enjoys whipping up a vegetarian stir fry and chilling out to the likes of Vikings and American Horror Story.

Rachel PriestA quick single with Rachel Priest

Nickname: Priesty

 Best thing about Australia: My family live there

Dream job that isn’t cricket: Owning an animal sanctuary

Career highlight: Playing for the World XI at Lords

What’s in your cricket bag? Lots of sunblock

Most embarrassing song in your iTunes library? The Labyrinth Soundtrack

 What do you love most about the WBBL? Being able to play alongside and against some of the best players in the world

 Favourite city in the world? New Plymouth (my home town)

Name three celebrities you’d most like to have dinner with: Adele, Barack Obama, Ellen

What did you have for breakfast today? Banana Smoothie

Favourite form of cricket? T20

What do you miss most when you’re away from home? My dogs

Name a skill not many people would know you have: I can juggle

What are your top three favourite foods? Sushi, chocolate and Mexican

What’s your signature dish? Vegetarian stir fry

Most enjoyable workout or training method? Circuits

What song is playing when you walk out to the crease or enter the bowling? “Let it Rock” – Kevin Rudolf 

Favourite TV show? Vikings and American Horror Story

Biggest accomplishment to date? Playing for my country

What’s your guilty pleasure? Caramello Koalas

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