In this ”Get to know legends” we catch up with Indy Oil PCC Life Member Guy Nicol.
Beefy: So Guy, where did you attend school?
Guy: I matriculated from SACS in 1960
Beefy: Give us a brief overview of your cricketing career?
Guy: I played for the SACS 1st team and SA Navy and in 1961 I joined joined Pinelands. In ’68 I played for Green Point for a couple of seasons and was back at the PCC in ’71. I stopped playing cricket in the early 1990’s. I played in all Pinelands teams but mainly in the 2nds and 3rds.
Beefy: What where the highlights of career?
Guy: Playing in the 1st team, playing in the 2nds with my son and being made a Life member at the PCC.
Beefy: Best individual moment of your playing career?
Guy: Helping take 2nds from 2 C div to 2 A division in the ’60s over 2 seasons, 100 n.o for G.P against Pinelands ( 2nds ) on bottom oval, taking a catch off my son’s bowling and doing Broomsticks in the pub after 27 beers.
Beefy: Most frustrating part of your cricketing career?
Guy: Getting out too early too often
Beefy: What do you do for a living?
Guy: Retired from Safmarine –finance
Beefy: Favourite drink?
Guy: Castle and Sav. Blanc
Beefy: Favourite food?
Guy: Roast Beef and Steak
Beefy: Your favourite cricketer and why?
Guy: Kallis, I admire his technique
Beefy: The cricketer you looked up to when you were playing?
Guy: Jackie McGlew
Beefy: Best fielder ever to play with you?
Guy: Barney ( who ? ) de Klerk ( How long has Barney been around!!).
Beefy: What was your favourite fielding position?
Guy: Cover Point
Beefy: What was your highest standard of cricket achieved during career?
Guy: Club 1st team
And there you have it, another Legends profile at the Indy Oil PCC.