Alec Stewart

Alec Stewart is the most capped English cricketer of all time and one of the greatest ever wicketkeeping-batsmen. In 133 Tests, he scored 8463 runs at an average 39.54 and added another 4677 runs in 170 One Day Internationals. Born in Merton Park, he followed his father, Micky … Read More

Allan Lamb

Allan Lamb was born on 20th June 1954, in Cape Province, South Africa. He first played first-class cricket for Western Province, before being signed as an overseas player by Northamptonshire. There he made his fame, and was persuaded by Ken Turner, their secretary, that with South Africa banned … Read More

Andrew Strauss OBE

Andrew Strauss is the former England Cricket Test Captain, one of only 3 England Captains EVER to successfully lead England to Ashes victories home and away.   He is also leading run scorer in the current team having passed 6,000 Test runs and is fast approaching his 100th Test … Read More

Angus Fraser MBE

Angus Fraser was a naggingly accurate right-arm fast-medium bowler for Middlesex and England who claimed 177 wickets in 45 Tests. In 42 One Day Internationals he took 47 wickets, and was an often belligerent tail-end batsman who had a career haul of 2934 runs. Though born in Lancashire, … Read More

Chris Cowdrey

Chris Cowdrey and his legendary father Lord (Colin) Cowdrey were only the second father and son to captain England. Chris followed his father into the Kent and England teams, and was Kent skipper for four seasons from 1986. Farnborough-born Chris scored 101 runs in his six Tests and … Read More

Darren Gough

Darren started playing cricket as a boy when his Dad gave him an Ian Botham bat. Although his parents weren’t particularly sporty themselves, they encouraged and supported Darren in playing cricket and football. He had trials as a midfielder with Rotherham United, but decided to make cricket his … Read More

David Gower

David Gower was coolness personified as an elegant left-handed batsman and he has taken this laidback style with him into his new life as a TV commentator. Kent-born David amassed 8,231 runs in 117 Tests at an average 44.25, and added another 3,170 in 114 One Day Internationals. … Read More

Denis Lillee

Dennis Lillee, considered by many to have been ‘the complete bowler’, was the heart of Australia’s attack for more than a decade. Through a combination of ability, showmanship and sheer hard work he won the loyal following of the nation’s crowds, who often roared his name as he … Read More

Geoff Miller

Geoff Miller spent 20 years on the professional cricket circuit representing Derbyshire, Essex, Natal and England. He travelled to all the major Test-playing countries and played with or against some of the greatest players in the game. To which he freely admits: “I wasn’t one of them!” In … Read More

Geoffrey Boycott OBE

Geoffrey Boycott was born in the Yorkshire mining village of Fitzwilliam in 1940. An outstanding school boy cricketer, he graduated quickly through club cricket for Ackworth, Barnsley and Leeds, to join the Yorkshire team at the age of twenty-one. He began an illustrious Test career only two years … Read More

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