Former English Cricket Captain
From his striking Test debut in 1978 against Pakistan at Edgbaston, hitting his first delivery in Test Cricket for an elegant four, to his untimely retirement, David Gower was one of the most watchable batsman of his generation.
David Gower is the second highest test match runs scorer for England after Graham Gooch.
David Gower’s career includes 117 Test Matches, and 114 One Day internationals. He made 8231 test runs including 18 test match hundreds.
David Gower has written several books including an autobiography and is now a broadcaster and journalist, commentating on both the BBC and Sky TV.
After a couple of years as the Sunday Express cricket correspondent, he is now a columnist for the Sunday Telegraph.
David Gower’s interests include safaris and wildlife conservation in which he is actively involved as a Trustee of the David Shepherd Conservation Foundation as a patron.