Sophia Smale

BOWLER

Name: Sophia Smale

Home town: Newport

County you play for: Wales

Club you play for: Newport

Batting style: Right hand

Bowling style: Left arm spinner

Occupation aside from cricket: Student

Best cricket achievement: Taking a 3fer at the 2019 school games final. Getting picked for Western Storm seniors.

Favourite place to play: Monmouth boys school cricket ground

Favourite cricketer & why: Sophie Ecclestone. She’s someone I aspire to be when I’m older. She also told me at a club finals when I was around 14 that I was one to watch in the future. Also, Heather Knight. She’s someone who is so knowledgeable, and I have always loved watching her bat.

How would your teammates describe you? Ultra competitive, loves a challenge

Tell us something we don’t know about you: I play hockey for Wales