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Michael Atherton

Michael Atherton

Born
23/03/1968
53 years
Batting Style
Right Handed
Bowling Style
Leg break
INTERNATIONALIPL
TestOdiT20

Debut

Australia

10/08/1989

Recent Match

Australia

23/08/2001

Matches

115

Runs

7728

212

Innings

7728

Runs

16/46

100s / 50s

904/4

4s / 6s

37.69

Average

37.31

SR

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Player Bio

About

Michael Andrew Atherton captained England for 54 Test matches, more than any other English captain. He is best remembered for his intrepid batting

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NEWS

Atherton doesn't see IPL being rescheduled

Former England skipper spoke in light of India's packed schedule till November
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PTI
05 May 2021
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Atherton doesn't see IPL being rescheduled
Former England skipper spoke in light of India's packed schedule till November
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05 May 2021
NEWS

India favourites to win T20 World Cup at home, feel Atherton, Vaughan

The T20 World Cup is scheduled to be held in India in October and November this year
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PTI
21 Mar 2021
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India favourites to win T20 World Cup at home, feel Atherton, Vaughan
The T20 World Cup is scheduled to be held in India in October and November this year
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21 Mar 2021
NEWS

ICC World Cup Super league is incredibly complex: Atherton

The ICC on Monday launched the ODI Super League which will determine qualification for the men's World Cup in 2023
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PTI
28 Jul 2020
NEWS
ICC World Cup Super league is incredibly complex: Atherton
The ICC on Monday launched the ODI Super League which will determine qualification for the men's World Cup in 2023
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28 Jul 2020
NEWS

Broad still has fire in the belly, can claim 600 Test wickets: Atherton

Recently, Broad said he wanted to emulate compatriot James Anderson, who is still going strong at 37
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PTI
27 Jul 2020
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Broad still has fire in the belly, can claim 600 Test wickets: Atherton
Recently, Broad said he wanted to emulate compatriot James Anderson, who is still going strong at 37
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27 Jul 2020
NEWS

Atherton labels Archer's protocol breach "very foolish"

Atherton said the players of both the sides involved in the series, organised amid the COVID crisis, can't afford to break rules as there is plenty of money at stake
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17 Jul 2020
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Atherton labels Archer's protocol breach "very foolish"
Atherton said the players of both the sides involved in the series, organised amid the COVID crisis, can't afford to break rules as there is plenty of money at stake
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17 Jul 2020
NEWS

It will be interesting what plans India have for Smith: Atherton

As far as Smith's batting technique is concerned, he feels that it is unique in its own way which makes the game eminently watchable
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26 Jun 2020
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It will be interesting what plans India have for Smith: Atherton
As far as Smith's batting technique is concerned, he feels that it is unique in its own way which makes the game eminently watchable
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26 Jun 2020
STATS BURST

Which batsman has been dismissed by the same bowler on most occasions in Test cricket?

In this series, your cricket-related queries will be answered by our expert statistician
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Mohandas Menon
08 Jun 2020
STATS BURST
Which batsman has been dismissed by the same bowler on most occasions in Test cricket?
In this series, your cricket-related queries will be answered by our expert statistician
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08 Jun 2020
NEWS

ICC should allow more substitutions for injuries which require hospital visits: Atherton

The former England captain believes there will be one or two more issues to address when international cricket resumes soon
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PTI
07 Jun 2020
NEWS
ICC should allow more substitutions for injuries which require hospital visits: Atherton
The former England captain believes there will be one or two more issues to address when international cricket resumes soon
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07 Jun 2020
FEATURE

Nasser Hussain: From Madras to restoring England cricket's pride

We relive Nasser Hussain's highly relevant career for England on the day he took the field for the last time, in 2004
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Shubh Aggarwal
24 May 2020
FEATURE
Nasser Hussain: From Madras to restoring England cricket's pride
We relive Nasser Hussain's highly relevant career for England on the day he took the field for the last time, in 2004
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24 May 2020
U19 CWC OPINION

Boys to Men - I

Five distinguished retired international players who led their country in the U-19 World Cup and graduated to captain their senior side.
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Hardik Worah
16 Jan 2020
U19 CWC OPINION
Boys to Men - I
Five distinguished retired international players who led their country in the U-19 World Cup and graduated to captain their senior side.
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16 Jan 2020
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