We caught up with Ramon Wilmot, the 17 year old Namibian Cricket player and asked him a few questions about his sport and life as a Cricket Player.
1. How long have you played cricket?
2. What inspired you to start cricket and has it always been a passion?
I believe it was a ‘spur of the moment’ thing.
I remember my father and I were sitting in front of the TV and cricket came on and that’s where my passion began.
3. How do you juggle cricket, school and social/family life?
I do my homework as soon as I get home so that I don’t have homework after cricket practice. I dedicate my weekends to spending time with my family.
4. Does cricket give you many travelling opportunities?
Yes, so far I have been to many places in South Africa, Zimbabwe and New Zealand.
5. How far do you want to go with cricket?
6. What is the biggest challenge you’ve had to overcome?
7. What is your favourite thing about playing cricket?
The fact that I can be a role model to others, teach them about the game and just enjoy it overall.
8. Have you ever felt like giving up? What gets you going in such times?
Yes, there were plenty of times I wanted to stop but I would just think about why I started and try again.
9. What advice do you have for younger cricket players?
Train hard, believe in your dreams and be patient because you won’t see results overnight.
You have to work hard every day.
10. What are your other hobbies?
11. Tell us 5 things you can’t live without.
Nike or Vans?
Movies or series?
Rap or RnB
What’s your nickname?
Rama or Ramies