Player profile: Adam Brand

Age: 37 Lives: Mill Hill
Occupation: Finance broker
Teams supported: QPR and Middlesex
Role: Hard-hitting No. 3 batsman and inspirational sledger
Nickname: Brando
Previous club: Old Merchant Taylors
Status: Married to Lyndsey (kids Isabelle and Harry)
Likes: A good roast
Dislikes: Deep thinkers
Cricket hero: Robin Smith
Favourite ground: to play: Merchant Taylors’ School, To watch: Lords
Favourite kosher restaurant: White House
Tea-time favourite: Watching Danny Caro avoid sandwiches
Favourite holiday destination: Palm Beach
Favourite film: Rocky
Favourite car: Porsche 911 Convertible
Actual car: Porsche 911 Convertible
Big match preparation: Costa coffee and a red bull before I bat
Dream date: Sylvester Stallone
Career highlight: Facing Shane Warne
Top score/best figures: 207 not out and 7-24
Most embarrassing moment: finding that my teammates had decorated a cow in a neighbouring field with all my cricket clothes whilst I was in the shower
Claim to fame: Having more pictures in the JC than my footballing legend brother-in-law Andy Myers
One regret: Getting bowled in the bronze medal game in the 97 Maccabiah
Motto: Keep the ball on the ground and you won’t get caught

    Last updated: 10:58am, August 6 2009