David Ivon GOWER

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1957-04-01
Education King's Sch Canterbury, UCL
Publications N/A
Recreations tennis, skiing, Cresta run, safari
Clubs St Moritz Tobogganing, East India, MCC, Groucho, Garrick
Style David Gower, Esq, OBE
Career former professional cricketer; Leicestershire CCC 1975-89 (capt 1984-86 and 1988-89), Hampshire CCC 1990-93 (winners NatWest Trophy 1991 and Benson & Hedges Cup 1992); England: debut 1978, 117 test caps, capt 1984-86 and 1989 (total 32 tests as capt), 114 one day int appearances, highest score 215 v Aust Edgbaston 1985, second highest scoring English player in test matches with 8,231 runs incl 18 centuries (broke Geoff Boycott's previous record v Pakistan Old Trafford 1992), ret from first class cricket 1993; dir David Gower Promotions Ltd; cricket corr Sunday Express 1993-95; joined Test Match Special team BBC (for Ashes series in Australia) 1994, memb BBC TV Cricket Commentary Team 1994-98; team capt They Think it's All Over (BBC TV) 1995-2003, presenter Sky TV International Cricket 1999-; columnist: The Sun 2000-01, The Sunday Times 2002-; Hon MA: Univ of Southampton, Loughborough Univ; hon doctorate Winchester Univ
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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