Mike Gatting

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Birthday
6, 1957
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
6, 1957 (age 61)
Birthplace
England

About

England's Test captain from 1986 to 1988, he represented England at the 1983 and 1987 Cricket World Cups and later served as President of Marylebone Cricket Club. During the 1993 Ashes, he was the victim of Shane Warne's famous "Ball of the Century."

Before Fame

He was a goalkeeper for the Watford United reserves before turning to cricket.

Trivia

He was captain of the English during their infamous "rebel tour" to South Africa in 1990, a tour The Guardian described as "morally reprehensible."

Family Life

His nephew is the footballer and cricketer Joe Gatting.

Associated With

He and Bob Willis both captained England in Test cricket.