Mike Atherton OBE

Mike Atherton OBE

Mike Atherton was educated at Manchester Grammar School and Cambridge University where he gained a degree in history. He played professional cricket from 1987 to 2001 for Lancashire and from 1989 to 2001 for England, where at the age of 25 he commenced his 5 year captaincy. Since retiring from playing he has commentated on cricket for Channel 4 and Sky Sports and is a sportswriter at The Times newspaper. Mike is a Trustee of Arundel Cricket Foundation, which provides cricket related activities for inner-city kids from London.