Full name John Patrick Pratt
Born July 24, 1986, Adelaide, South Australia
Current age 28 years 275 days
Major teams South Australia Under-15s, South Australia Under-17s, South Australia Under-19s
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm offbreak
He plays club cricket with Prospect and is the captain of their Under 16 Red team. He has twice represented South Australian Primary Schools, and trained with the South Australian Under 14s. He is now a member of the South Australian Secondary Schools Under 15 team for the first national championships played at Buderim in April 2001. He plays Australian football. Schools: Salisbury Primary; Nailsworth Primary; Blackfriars Priory School.
Dale Steyn on relationships, his beard, how growing up in the bush shaped him, and what attracted him to fast bowling
Do fast bowlers need verbal fisticuffs to generate aggression? Does sending a nightwatchman in always make sense? Is surpassing 100mph even possible?
Attacking play - particularly bowling - has been the team's hallmark down the decades, but not anymore it would seem
The boy from Burnley with magic in his wrist has surpassed all before him - with luck we will be able to enjoy his skill and application for a few more years yet
Azhar Ali's early steps in captaincy will be analysed extensively but he needs time to step out of the large shadows of Misbah-ul-Haq and Shahid Afridi
For New Zealand's wild child, there is probably no better place than county cricket right now
His current game is extremely premeditated, so as to delay taking risks, and it robs the innings of all natural flow