David Gower

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Birthday
1, 1957
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
1, 1957 (age 61)
Birthplace
England

About

Captained the English cricket team in the 80's, one of the most highly-regarded left-handed batsman of his era, and led England to a 1985 Ashes victory.

Before Fame

He was awarded a cricket scholarship to attend The King's School in Canterbury, where his father had once been Head Boy.

Trivia

He became a team captain on the BBC quiz show They Think It's All Over, and a cricket commentator for Sky Sports after his playing retirement.

Family Life

His father Richard worked for the Colonial Service.

Associated With

He and Michael Vaughan both retired with 18 centuries, which ties them for the most by an Englishman.