- Played In 60 Test Matches & 79 One Day Internationals For England
- Naturally “Humourous” & “Bubbly” Character
Graeme Swann was born on 24 March 1979 in Northampton. Graeme Swann was an off-spinner who could turn the ball prodigious distances and always backed himself whenever he took the field.
A member of the prestigious cricketing family Graeme Swann is the son of former England cricketer Raymond Swann and the younger brother of Northampton and Lancaster player Alec Swann; a talented player in his own right Graeme Swann, his career now finished, has now established himself as one of the most sought after cricket speakers working on the sporting after dinner speakers’ circuit.
Like his brother Graeme began his playing career at his home country club of Northampton, however he truly found form when he moved to Nottinghamshire in 2005. Swann spent eight years at Nottinghamshire, finally retiring in 2013 aged just 34, despite this Graeme Swann continues to work as a cricket speaker for the club and appears at special events for both Northampton and Nottinghamshire.
A challenging and accurate batsman Graeme spent eight years honing his batting skills on the domestic field before making his Test debut as part of the England team. As a cricket speaker Graeme offers audiences an insight into the world of professional and international cricket, his appearance at numerous Ashes makes him the perfect choice of sport speaker at Corporate/Cricket Club after dinner speaker events.
As of February 2014 Graeme Swann has been working as a sports speaker and Test Match Special Commentator for the BBC.
Swanny played in 60 Test Matches and 79 One Day Internationals for England. He took 255 Test wickets and 104 ODI wickets.
Graeme is a naturally “humourous” and “bubbly” character and is available for after dinner speaking at cricket clubs dinners, where he will share with you some of his very amusing anecdotes from a very interesting cricketing career playing with and against some great names from the game.