We are honoured that Mr. Mike Gatting, ex-England Cricket Captain, will be coming to BSB Shunyi to run some cricket coaching sessions and promote the game. Mike will work with Year 6 and 7 students in the morning.
Our BSB parents are invited to come and meet and chat with him during the morning break or over lunch.
Date: Monday 21st September
Location: BSB Pitch
- Arrival: 8:45-9:15am
- First Session: 9:40-10:35am (Years 7)
- Break/Social with BSB Community: 10:35-10:55am
- Second Session: 10:55-11:50am (Years 6)
- Lunch 12:00pm
Please contact Travis Washko, Director of Sport & PE at firstname.lastname@example.org to register your interest.
A short Bio on Mike:
Mike Gatting was one of England's finest cricketers during the 1980s and 1990s. A powerful middle-order batsman, excellent fielder and useful medium-pace bowler. He began his career with Middlesex in 1975 and remained with them until his retirement in 1998. He went on to represent his country 79 times in test cricket between 1977 and 1995, captaining his country 23 times. He played in 92 limited overs internationals. He scored a total of 36549 runs across 551 first-class matches, making 493 catches and taking 158 wickets. His crowning glory was to lead England to victory in the Ashes series in Australia in 1986-87.