Quick Fire with Michael Atherton

Quick Fire with Michael Atherton
Michael Atherton took time out from commentating for Sky at the Test Match to answer our quick fire question about his Old Trafford memories.

What is your earliest memory of Old Trafford?

Coming to watch a John Player League Match in the mid 1970s, Lancashire V Gloucestershire

What was the first game you played in at Old Trafford?

Lancashire U/13s V Yorkshire U/13s, 1980

As a player, what is your favourite memory of Old Trafford?

Scoring my 2nd Test hundred v India in 1990

As a Commentator, what Old Trafford match stands out in your mind?

Ashes 2005 – amazing crowd scenes, dramatic match

What makes Old Trafford so special?

The People … and a great pitch, too!

Photo: Michael Atherton in the commentary box on the fourth morning of the Test Match
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