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Graham Gooch

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Cricket legend Graham Gooch to talk about his career, the modern game and England’s chances in this summer’s world cup - 18th June 2019 

The former England captain and cricketing legend Graham Gooch OBE will talk about his career, the modern game and England’s chances in this summer’s world cup – Tuesday 18th June 2019 at the Bluebird in London.

Graham played in 118 Test Matches and 125 One Day International’s (ODIs) in a career spanning more than 20 years. He scored nearly 45,000 runs in first-class cricket, including 8,900 in test matches, 4,290 in ODIs and the record-breaking 456 runs at Lords v India in 1990, 333 in the first innings and 123 in the second. 

In 2009, Graham was chosen as England’s batting coach, on a “temporary basis” a role he held for five years. During this time he mentored the future England Captain, Sir Alistair Cook, the countries leading test-run scorer.

He  will be joined by former England Captain and Kent cricketer Chris Cowdrey who will compare the evening.

Following the talk, there will be an opportunity for questions and photos with Graham and Chris. 

Date:Tuesday 18th  June 2019 

Timings:6.00pm Networking, canapes and welcome drink. The talk will start at 6.45pm followed by questions. 

Place: Bluebird Chelsea, 350 King's Road, Chelsea, London SW3 5UU

Tickets:Must be purchased in advance as space is limited. Tickets can be purchased by clicking here

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Notes to editors

CowCorner Events was launched in June 2018, by former Kent cricketer, Fabian Cowdrey. His vision is to provide sports fans with the opportunity to meet their heroes and heroines at exclusive and intimate events. Previous speakers included: Sir Garfield Sobers,  Marcus Trescothick and rugby’s Chris Robshaw.

The event will be live-tweeted by@CowCornerEvents  using #metmyhero and #betweentheears

For more information on this or other forthcoming events please visit www.cowcornerevents.co.uk