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Graeme Swann

Key facts

Full Name: Graeme Peter Swann
Born: March 24 1979 , Northampton
County: Nottinghamshire
Other teams: England, England Lions, Northamptonshire
Test debut: India v England, Chennai, Dec 11-15 2008
ODI debut: South Africa v England, Bloemfontein, Jan 23 2000
T20 debut: New Zealand v England, Auckland, Feb 5 2008
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Off-break


Swann's international career looked set to be a brief one when he was discarded by England after making a solitary one-day international appearance against South Africa in January 2000. Having waited more than seven years for a second opportunity at the highest level, he quickly set about making up for lost time and became firmly established as one of the leading slow bowlers in the world. An attacking off-spinner who can extract prodigious turn and represents a genuine wicket-taking threat, Swann undoubtedly provided England's attack with a new dimension. He can also make an impact wit...

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