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Opening Up - My Autobiography
Mike Atherton

Classification : Sports & Leisure
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2007
Imprint : Coronet
Page Extent : 352
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780340822333
Price : 725

About the book
Mike Atherton is the most articulate and perceptive captain of English cricket since Mike Brearley. He was also one of the most determined batsmen of the nineties, and as an opener, a vital component of the England team.
Atherton has played professional cricket for Lancashire and England for 15 years, despite a serious back complaint. He represented England in 115 Test matches and captained his country on a record 54 occasions. His recovery from a difficult situation in 1995 (when he was accused of ball tampering during the first Test match against South Africa at Lord's) proved a tough hurdle, yet one that would strengthen his resolve.
His autobiography contains many serious observations about world cricket, as well as humorous asides and perceptive insights into the game. A born writer, this is Atherton in his own words.

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Mike Atherton
Mike Atherton was educated at Manchester Grammar School and Cambridge University. At sixteen he captained the England Under 19 team and was made captain of England in 1993 at the age of twenty-five.
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