Mike Atherton

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Birthday
23, 1968
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
23, 1968 (age 51)
Birthplace
England

About

Led the English side in a record 54 Test matches, Young Cricketer of the Year in 1990, played for England in the 1996 Cricket World Cup.

Before Fame

He scored almost 3,500 runs and took 170 wickets while at Manchester Grammar School.

Trivia

He became a successful journalist after his playing career, winning the Sports Journalist of the Year award at the British Press Awards.

Family Life

He married Aileen Atherton in 1995.

Associated With

He and Alec Stewart are two of the only Englishman to retire with one hundred or more Test caps.