Lancashire Legends: Mike Atherton
The legendary opening batsman for both county and country joins Warren Hegg on Lancashire Legends
Mike Atherton's appearance on Lancashire Legends is now available to watch, the 11th episode so far of the popular series.
Atherton reminisces about his career with the Red Rose and England alongside Warren Hegg in an absorbing 40-minute chat.
Among the topics of discussion are:
- Facing Roy Gilchrist in his first match for Woodhouses CC
- Almost falling victim to a prank by Paul Allott and Graeme Fowler in his first Roses match
- Playing in an era full of fantastic new ball bowlers and partnerships
- Finding out about his maiden international call-up during a game at Cheltenham
They also talk about two of the great Lancashire sides they were involved with and how they would compare in a fixture against each other.
Mike Atherton's Lancashire Legends episodes is now available to watch below or by logging onto the Club's Facebook page.
The series has so far seen Hegg in conversation with Ian Austin, Neil Fairbrother, Wasim Akram, David Hughes, Stuart Law, Andrew Flintoff, James Anderson, Mike Watkinson and David 'Bumble' Lloyd, as well as the Head of Cricket Business featuring in his own episode last week.