Alec Stewart OBE

Cricket After Dinner Speaker

aLEC sTEWART, Cricket Speaker

Ex-International Cricketer and England’s most capped player, Alec Stewart OBE is a legend within the sport. Having played in 133 Test Matches and 170 One Day Internationals, he was well known as an aggressive opening batsman who excelled within wicket keeping. One of the most pre-eminent cricket speakers on the after dinner circuit, Alec’s extensive career allows him to speak of the drive and determination needed to consistently perform on an international stage.

Allan Lamb

Cricket After Dinner Speaker

Allan Lamb, Cricket Speaker, Sports SpeakerSouth African cricketer and sports speaker Allan Lamb has been involved in the world of cricket for some forty years; working as both a player, professional cricket speaker and TV pundit.

Andrew Flintoff

Cricket After Dinner Speaker

Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff MBE is the Former England Cricket Captain and one of the UK’s favourite sports characters.

 Born in Preston, Flintoff started playing cricket for Dutton Fawshaw CC. His first representative cricket was for the Lancashire U11 team. He continued up the ranks within Lancashire, making his first class debut in August 1995 against Hampshire.

Andrew Strauss

Cricket After Dinner Speaker

Andrew Strauss, Cricket Speaker, Sports SpeakerAshes hero and former England Cricket Captain, Andrew Strauss OBE is one of the most creative cricket players in English history. The third captain to ever lead England to home and away Ashes victories, he is a prolific run scorer reaching the 6,000 runs mark after only 89 tests.

Angus Fraser

Cricket After Dinner Speaker

Angus Robert Charles Fraser was born in 1965 in Wigan and is a retired English cricketer. Known as Gus (or sometimes Gnat) he played for Middlesex between the years of 1984 and 2002, and is thought of by his fans as one of the best players of his generation. He also played for the national team (both in Test matches and one day internationals) and is one of the most respected men to have ever played for England. A passionate cricketer, he was known for his patriotic and hard working approach. Throughout his career he used a bat which was affectionately known as the 'Gussy Hitter'. He is currently the managing director of cricket at Middlesex County Cricket Club. 

Chris Adams

Cricket After Dinner Speaker

Chris Adams, Cricket SpeakerChris Adams played for Derbyshire CCC, Sussex CCC, and England. After retiring in 2008, he took on the tough job of restoring the fortunes of Surrey CCC and is currently absorbed in progressing the club back to the previous high standards it has enjoyed.

Chris Broad

Cricket After Dinner Speaker

Cricketer turned official, Chris Broad has also dabbled within broadcasting. An opening batsman, Broad played in 26 Test matches and 34 ODIs for England, scoring six centuries throughout that time. Part of the 1986/87 Ashes’ winning team, Broad made his debut during 1984 against the West Indies at Lords. Progressing through pretty much all aspects of Cricket, Broad has an extensive knowledge of the game, a skill which makes him a desirable and demanded keynote and cricket speaker.

Chris Cowdrey

Cricket After Dinner Speaker

Chris Cowdrey, Cricket SpeakerChris Cowdrey and his father Lord (Colin) Cowdrey were only the second father and son to captain the England cricket team. He was a regular broadcaster with BBC and Sky Television before joining TalkSport Radio as the lead cricket presenter. With his background in broadcast and cricket, Chris is an in demand after dinner and keynote speaker, as well as an excellent awards host. 

Chris Silverwood

Cricket After Dinner Speaker

Cricketer Chris Silverwood, now based down in Newmarket, plays for Middlesex after 13 years with Yorkshire. 'Silvers', as he is known, has taken more than 500 First Class wickets, played for England at Test and One Day level and has enjoyed a career spanning some 15 years.

Darren Gough

Cricket After Dinner Speaker

Darren Gough, Cricket speakerThe second highest English wicket taker in ODIs, Darren Gough has cemented his position as not only one of England most feared bowlers of the last 20 years, but also a firm family favorite. At the forefront of the English bowling attack throughout the 90s, Gough took 229 wickets throughout his 58 test matches, putting him ninth in the all time wicket-takers list. After announcing his retirement in 2008, he turned his attentions to media and speaking duties becoming a popular cricket speaker and after dinner speaker.

David Fulton

Cricket After Dinner Speaker

David Fulton had a 15 year career with Kent as an opening batsman and as an occasional spin bowler.He retired from playing in 2006 after featuring in over 200 first class games.David now works in the media and on the after dinner speaking circuit.

David Gower

Cricket After Dinner Speaker

David Gower, Cricket Speaker

David Gower is a cricket commentator for Sky Sports.

Described as the ‘most stylish left-handed batsman’ of his era, Gower played 117 Test matches and 114 One Day Internationals; scoring 8231 and 3179 runs respectively. Gower was one of the most capped and high scoring players for England during his period.

David Graveney

Cricket After Dinner Speaker

The General Secretary of the Professional Cricketers Association. David retired from playing professional cricket in 1994, after a long and distinguished career of 457 first-class matches. He scored 7107 runs, took 981 wickets and held 241 catches.

David Steele

Cricket After Dinner Speaker

David was a comparative rarity at test level cricket a genuine selection panel coup.

He started his career late in life at 33 and although his career only lasted eight months playing for England little over a year, he became a national hero.

Dennis Amiss

Cricket After Dinner Speaker

Former Warwickshire and England Cricketer, Dennis Amiss MBE was a prolific batsman throughout his career before retiring in 1987. Not wanting to stay out of Cricket for an extended period of time, after retirement he undertook a role with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) as a team selector. His achievements during his time playing professional cricket ensure he is in constant demand as a cricket speaker, delivering talks as an after dinner speaker at events and conferences.

Derek Randall

Cricket After Dinner Speaker

Derek Randall the former Nottinghamshire and England International cricketer was the guest speaker at Leicestershire Cricket Society on Thursday 9th February 2017.

Derek Underwood

Cricket After Dinner Speaker

Derek Leslie Underwood was born in Bromley, Kent on June 8 1945. A left arm slow bowler he made his debut for Kent at age 17 and became the youngest player in history to take 100 first-class wickets in his first season.

Dermot Reeve

Cricket After Dinner Speaker

Former British cricketer and international sports speaker Dermot Reeve OBE has been the subject of much scandal and controversy since his retirement, yet his impressive abilities on the pitch have continued to make him one of the most successful cricketers of recent British history.

Devon Malcolm

Cricket After Dinner Speaker

Devon Malcolm, After Dinner Speaker

Devon Malcolm was one of England's few genuinely fast bowlers of the 1990s. Born in Kingston, Jamaica, he settled in England, making his first-class debut for Derbyshire in 1984, and qualifying to play for England in 1987. He played in 40 Test matches for his adopted country, but took part in just ten One Day Internationals. On his day he was one of the fastest bowlers in world cricket, but his playing style was also notable for his short-sightedness and poor catching, his powerful throwing arm, his perceived profligacy with the ball and his undoubted ineptitude with the bat.

Geoff Miller

Cricket After Dinner Speaker

Geoff Miller, Cricket speaker

Former England cricket speaker and player Geoff Miller OBE has also completed a successful stint with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) as an England team selector, leaving the position in 2013 and is known for his own diverse and successful cricketing career.

Graeme Fowler

Cricket After Dinner Speaker

British cricket speaker and former England player Graeme Fowler was born in Accrington, Lancashire and is most well known for his time playing for his county team. Also known as “Foxy” Fowler Graeme is known for his batting talent and on the pitch personality, causing expert cricket speaker and writer Colin Bateman to comment that he “rarely bored anyone with his batting”.

Graham Gooch

Cricket After Dinner Speaker

Graham Gooch, Cricket Speaker

Former England and Essex Cricket Captain, Graham Gooch OBE is one of the most successful English batsmen of all time, scoring 67,057 runs throughout his first-class and limited-overs games in his 27 year career. His exploits during his professional playing career have found him working for the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) as their full-time batting coach. When he isn’t busy coaching currently the best batsmen in the country, Gooch is a popular figure within the after dinner speaker circuit, excelling as a cricket speaker.

Graham Lloyd

Cricket After Dinner Speaker

Graham Lloyd, Cricket speaker

Graham Lloyd was born in Accrington on 1 July 1969 and is the son of former England star David Lloyd. Graham Lloyd was pigeonholed fairly on early on in his career as a one-day specialist, largely because of his no nonsense batting style and outstanding fielding.

Ian Botham

Cricket After Dinner Speaker

Sir Ian Botham, Cricket speaker

Sir Ian Botham is a former England Test cricketer and Test team captain, and current cricket commentator.

Jonathan Agnew

Cricket After Dinner Speaker

Jonathan Agnew, Sports Speaker

Sports speaker, radio presenter, pundit and cricket legend Jonathan Agnew has spent more than thirty years working in the cricket industry; beginning his career as a player Agnew has since graduated to sports correspondent and cricket speaker, but remains heavily involved in British cricket.

Matthew Hoggard

Cricket After Dinner Speaker

matthew hoggard, cricket speakerMatthew Hoggard MBE is regarded as one of the most successful cricketers to have played for England, having been part of the inspired 2005 Ashes’ winning side. Retiring in 2013, Hoggard was the captain of Leicestershire CCC from the 2010 season onwards, coming from his boyhood county Yorkshire. Achieving 93 England caps throughout his career, he was awarded the ‘Wisden Cricketer of the Year’ in 2006. A wonderful sports speaker, Matthew’s delivery of speeches is full of enthusiasm and passion for competition and peak performance, ensuring he is in constant demand as a guest personality.

Mike Gatting

Cricket After Dinner Speaker

Mike Gatting, Cricket Speaker

Former England Cricket Captain turned Managing Director of Cricket Partnerships at the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), Mike Gatting OBE has played first-class cricket 23 years, representing England for 18 of them. Holding the Captaincy for twenty-three test matches between 1986 and 1988, Gatting is still enjoying a career within Cricket after retirement; currently on the board with the ECB, Gatting is continually involved within the top level of the sport he has spent his life competing at. A prolonged period within the set-up makes Gatting the ideal candidate to fulfil after dinner speaking roles, providing an exceptional cricket speaker role and keynote speaking.

Peter Bowler

Cricket After Dinner Speaker

Australian Cricketer Peter Bowler is a former wicketkeeper batsman who finished his career scoring over 19,000 runs. Making his first-class debut in 1986, Bowler played for Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Somerset and Tasmania, retiring in 2004. A former professional sportsman, Bowler is now an accomplished and recognised Sports Speaker, focusing his efforts as a specific Cricket Speaker with the ability to deliver keynote and after dinner speeches.

Ronnie Irani

Cricket After Dinner Speaker

Ronnie Irani, Sports speaker

Ronnie Irani is a British cricket speaker and former England player known for his amiable personality and good sense of humour; an average Test Match player Ronnie made a name for himself in the One Day Internationals.

Shane Warne

Cricket After Dinner Speaker

Heralded as one of the greatest bowlers in the world cricket speaker Shane Warne is an Australian cricketer with a long and successful career that spanned more than twenty years.

Cricket after dinner speakers for Hire in the UK and Europe

Laughter UK provide cricket speakers for a wide variety of events such as, corporate events, sportsmans dinners, golf days, awards ceremonies, comedy and curry nights, theatre shows, pub & club entertainment, and many many more. We cover all areas of the UK including Lancashire and Cumbriain the North West of England. Laughter UK will be able to help you make the best choice of Cricket Speaker for your event. Our Cricket Speakers include the personalities below.

Mel Loye
Ashley Metcalfe
Devon Malcolm
John Morris
Paul Nixon
Henry Olanga
Derek Randall
Steve Rhodes
Jack Simmons
Gladstone Small
Robin Smith
David Steele
Mickey Stewart
Greg Thomas
Mike Watkinson
Shaun Udal
Derek Underwood
Jonathon Agnew
Mike Atherton
Richie Benaud
Dickie Bird
Henry Blofeld
Ian Botham
Chris Adams
Paul Allott
Ian Austin
Richard Blakey
Brian Bolus
Chris Broad
Neil Burns
Charles Colville
Geoff Cope
Mike Cowan
Robert Croft
Jim Cumbes
Angus Fraser
Jeff Evans
Bill Frindall
Mike Gatting
Tom Graveney
David Graveney
Jack Hampshire
Rachael Heyhoe
Warren Hegg
Rodney Hogg
Ronnie Irani
Mark Illott
Geoffrey Boycott
Chris Cowdrey
Mike Gatting
Graham Gooch
David Gower
Darren Gough
Nasser Hussain
Alan Lamb
Brian Lara
Dennis Lillee
David Lloyd
Rodney Marsh
Geoff Miller
Chris Martin Jenkins
Mark Nicholas
Dermot Reeve
Barry Richards
David Shepherd
Alec Stewart
Sir Richard Hadlee
Sir Gary Sobers
Gordon Greenidge
Desmond Haynes
Shane Warne
Arnie Sidebottam

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