Mike Gatting

  • Australia hope Warne can help spinners turn corner 31-07-2013 08:32 AM

    Manchester: Australia are to call on Shane Warne to advise their spinners ahead of the make-or-break third Ashes Test at Old Trafford - where the leg-spin legend delivered the 'ball of the century' 20 years ago. Warne, in England as a television commentator, has been asked to have a word...
  • England's rare chance at ODI glory 22-06-2013 03:18 PM

    Four times in their 602-ODI history have England ever reached the final of an ICC tournament. Four times. June 23, 1979. November 8, 1987. March 25, 1992. September 25, 2004. Three World Cup finals and one Champions Trophy final. Not once have they come up on top in those encounters....
  • WATCH: Shane Warne's ball of the century to Mike Gatting 04-06-2013 11:57 AM

    On this day, 20 years back, a rookie leg-spinner announced himself on the international stage with a wicket of his first ball in an Ashes Test. Wisden noted that "never, perhaps, has one delivery cast so long a shadow over a game, or a series". Shane Keith Warne had just...
  • Mike Gatting to oversee Lord's renovation 02-05-2013 03:40 PM

    London: Former England captain Mike Gatting, who has been named the new president of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), will oversee the ambitious 200-million pound makeover plan of the iconic Lord's Cricket Ground. MCC, which retains responsibility for the game's laws and is the owner of the Lord's, is also...
  • Former England batsman Mike Gatting to be next MCC president 02-05-2013 12:10 AM

    London: Former England captain Mike Gatting was named as the next president of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) on Wednesday. A statement from the Lord's-based institution that presides over the rules of cricket, said Gatting would succeed current president Mike Griffiths in October. The naming of Gatting came on the...