He added: “It’s not fitness like putting in the hard yards in pre-season and pushing yourself until you feel sick and then waking up unable to move, but it’s more the longevity.
“It does still get you in good shape though and mentally, it’s very tough. In many ways it was much harder than that because it was trying to remember step after step, after step – then having a woman half your size shouting at you in a much scarier away than any physical trainer in my cricket career ever did.
“She’s tough – although Oti is by no means a tyrant. She’s a brilliant, brilliant teacher and a brilliant dancer.”
Bill is currently the favourite to win, and will go up against HRVY, Maisie Smith and Jamie Laing this evening.
Strictly Come Dancing 2020 concludes tonight at 6pm on BBC One.