Michael Andrew (Mike) ATHERTON

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1968-03-23
Education Manchester Grammar, Downing Coll Cambridge (MA, Cricket blue and capt)
Books & Publications
Recreations reading, golf, squash, rugby, football (Manchester United supporter), good food
Clubs N/A
Style Mike Atherton, Esq, OBE
Career journalist and former professional cricketer; first class debut Cambridge Univ v Essex April 1987; Lancashire CCC: debut v Warwickshire July 1987, awarded county cap 1989, vice-capt 1992-2001, ret 2001; England: former English School's rep, capt Young England to Sri Lanka 1987 and Aust 1988, first team debut v Aust Aug 1989, first full tour Aust and NZ 1990-91, memb team touring India and Sri Lanka 1992-93, capt England July 1993-98 and 2001 (for two matches v Australia), capt team touring West Indies 1993-94, Aust 1994-95, South Africa 1995-96, Zimbabwe and NZ 1996-97 and West Indies 1998, memb winning team v South Africa 1998, memb squad Emirates Trophy 1998, memb team touring Aust 1998-99, memb team touring South Africa 1999-2000, memb team touring Pakistan and Sri Lanka 2000-01, highest test score 185 not out v South Africa 1995, 115 test matches, 54 one-day ints, ret 2001; Professional Cricketers' Assoc Young Cricketer of Year 1990, Cricket Writers' Young Cricketer of Year 1990, Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1991, Cornhill Player of the Year 1994; cricket commentator Channel 4 2002-05, subsequently cricket commentator Sky Sports; columnist Sunday Telegraph until 2008, sport corr The Times 2008-; Sports Journalist of the Year Br Press Award 2010
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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