Jason Roy, Reece Topley and Laurie Evans have played with the world’s biggest stars for Surrey and on the international and franchise circuits.
In a video talking to Betway, they reveal the inside track on teammates such as England stars Joe Root, Ollie Pope and Ben Foakes.
The trio discussed their biggest inspiration, the best footballer, The messiest roommate and much, much more.
When asked about “who has helped you most with your game”?
Laurie Evans replied “Hashim Amla”. He had a calming influence in the dressing room.
Jason Roy said there were the team mates who definitely helped 100% in the mental side. Surrey Cricket Club has been blessed with very big overseas players like Kumar Sangakaara, Kevin Peterson, Hashim Amla, Ricky Ponting, Graeme Smith.
When asked about “Who would you trust with a catch to save your life?
Jason Roy said he is going to put Chris Jordan. Laurie Evans said about Jason Roy that you are also pretty good. Jason humbly replied just take a catch and do my job.
Who is the best at the Bleep Test?
Arun Harinath is unbelievable from Jason Roy’s experience. He was unbelievable. Joe root as well can run for absolute days.
Who is always last out of the nets?
100% Ben Foakes. He always comes in for 2nd and 3rd hit. Ollie Pope is also one of them. Especially when we are traveling around. We have to wait for Pope and Foaksey to wrap up.
Who are the best footballers?
Laurie Evans said Me. Just see the pass and play the pass. Ben Foakes. He got the left foot of Van Persie.
Who wears the most outrageous gear?
There is a lot of variety in the changing room and everyone rocks. Reece likes to put himself on there as well. He’s got a Kayne West album cover on his leg. Foaksey hates spending money. Jason added what annoys him about him is that he is so good looking and then he just puts his gear on.
Who is the messiest roommate?
According to Jason he lived with Ollie Pope once and he was tough going. He describes him as a messy puppy. Laurie added he knows Sam Billings as one of the messiest people he knows.