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Michael Vaughan

Key facts

Full Name: Michael Paul Vaughan
Born: October 29 1974 , Manchester
County: Yorkshire
Other teams: England
Test debut: South Africa v England, Johannesburg, November 25-28 1999
ODI debut: Sri Lanka v England, Dambulla, Mar 23 2001
T20 debut: England v Australia, Southampton, Jun 13 2005
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Off-break

Biography

Michael Vaughan’s reign as captain saw England enjoy one of the most successful periods in their history and the highlight came when his side reclaimed the Ashes in 2005 after 18 years in Australia’s hands.His relaxed style of captaincy brought the best out of his team-mates and he became the first England skipper to get his hands on the famous urn since Mike Gatting in 1987.He had already secured a place in the history books as captain of the England side which won a record eight successive Tests in 2004.Vaughan initially took on the role of England’s one-day captain after Nasser Hussain’s...

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