Graham Thorpe



Graham Thorpe had a cricket career spanning over 17 years. He scored over 20,000 first class runs and over 10,000 in limited over games during his time in English cricket. Throughout his career he established himself as an astonishing batsmen and one of the biggest figures in the game.
A left-handed middle-order batsman and slip fielder, he appeared in exactly 100 Test matches.
Graham's first game for England was in 1993 against Australia and his last in 2005 against Bangladesh. In his time he played in 100 test games, scoring an impressive 6700 runs, as well as being a regular for England in the One-Day games, playing 82 times and scoring over 2,300 runs.
Since his retirement Graham has taken up coaching at Surrey CCC and is regularly in demand for interviews and commentary on radio and television. 
He was appointed as specialist batting coach for England for the one-day international and Twenty20 series in New Zealand in 2013. 
Graham has also expanded into the after dinner circuit, talking about his time as an international cricketer.

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