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Mike Gatting
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Born in Kingsbury, London
Born on 6th of June 1957

Former English cricketer

After a failed trial as goalie at QPR he turned his hand to cricket and went on to play for Middlesex from 19751998 (captain 19831997). He played for England from 1977 to 1995, captaining the national side in twenty-three Test matches between 1986 and 1988. He was awarded an OBE in 1987. Since retirement he has worked as a coach and commentator.

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