Onika and her brothers creatively looked for ways to play the sport, making do with anything that they could hit with a bat in their back yard. Eventually, she asked her father to help her join a club. Playing with her brothers is the foundation for her intense passion for the sport of cricket.
As a substitute for consistent outdoor matches in Jersey, Onika has taken her training indoors to stay in shape and focus on her fundamentals. While not ideal, she has found a way to prepare herself for the upcoming team trials.
Speaking at the Indianapolis trials, Onika explained how she feels the team is already in great position to make a run during their trip to Scotland. She is very excited for the future of Team USA and believes that team chemistry is already strong, even with such a short period of time together as a unit.