Mike Gatting

  • Australia hope Warne can help spinners turn corner July 31, 2013

    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 with...
  • England's rare chance at ODI glory June 22, 2013

    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 June 4, 2013

    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 bowled...
  • Mike Gatting to oversee Lord's renovation May 2, 2013

    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 set...
  • Former England batsman Mike Gatting to be next MCC president May 2, 2013

    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 same day...
  • Pietersen's England situation is a mess: Willis August 8, 2012

    London: Hard-hitting batsman Kevin Pietersen is holding England to ransom by threatening to quit Test cricket, according to former captain Bob Willis. The South African-born Pietersen caused a shock at the end of the drawn second Test against South Africa on Monday by saying he would announce whether he was standing...