GREAME SWANN, the previous England cricketer turned Check commentator, is swapping the microphone for the Argentine tango.
For the previous Northamptonshire and Nottinghamshire spinner, a well-known voice on BBC’S Check Match Particular, has signed up for BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing.
Who’s Greme Swann?
He can at present be heard as a summariser England’s Check collection with India.
Swann took 739 first-class wickets and an additional 305 in Checklist A video games on the county circuit.
Swanny is 39. He was born in Northampton on March 24, 1979.
He married his spouse Sarah on 29 January 2010. They reside in Nottingham.
The couple have two kids, Wilfred and Charlotte.
When did he retire from taking part in cricket for England?
Graeme took 255 Check wickets at a median of 29.96. His greatest efficiency was 6-65 towards Pakistan in 2010. His one-day worldwide document noticed him bag 104 victims at 27.76.
He additionally scored 1,370 Check runs at 22.09 and an additional 500 in ODI’S at 13.88
In March 2010 Swann turned the primary English off-spinner since Jim Laker to take ten wickets in a match, claiming 10-217 from 78.three overs within the first Check victory in Bangladesh.
In Might of that 12 months he was named ECB Cricketer of the 12 months. In between July and October 2011 Graeme was the No. 1 ranked bowler in ODIs.
Swann introduced his retirement from all cricket with speedy impact on December 21, 2013 At this level, England have been three–zero down within the Ashes 2013-14 collection.
Is Graeme on Strictly Come Dancing 2018?
Swanny’s trying to spin a bit of magic together with his waltz and foxtrot when he hits the highly-popular televised ballroom dancing stage.
Plenty of different celebrities have been confirmed for the 2018 line-up with bosses reportedly banning actuality stars.
TV presenter Katie Piper has been chosen for the programme ten years and 250 operations after surviving an acid assault.
Coronation Avenue actress Catherine Tyldesley and Faye Tozer from Steps have been confirmed together with Capital FM DJ Vick Hope, Pussycat Doll Ashley Roberts and YouTuber Joe Sugg.
Danny John-Jules, greatest recognized for enjoying Cat within the comedy within the sci-fi comedy ‘Dwarf,’ can be reported to be on board.
TV presenter Maya Jama, who’s believed to be a “massive fan” of the collection, Anneka Rice and Nadiya Hussain are all rumoured to be a part of the new line-up.
An insider mentioned: “Strictly has at all times been an enormous draw prior to now, but it surely hasn’t been as straightforward this 12 months.
“Bosses are clearly hoping to herald some greater names, however they want everybody signed by the top of this month.”
Because the present fears as much as hit our screens, Graeme informed the BBC: “I spent my profession having fun with the thrill of performing in entrance of crowds and cameras.
“It’s a weird stress that makes you sink or swim and I’ve missed it since having to retire from cricket.”
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Have any other cricketers appeared in the programme?
Yes. Batsman Mark Ramprakash, 48, in 2006 and fast bowler Darren Gough, 47, the year before.
Spinner Phil Tufnell, 52, took part in 2009, and ex-England captain Michael Vaughan, 43, did the same in 2012.
Yes. Ramprakash followed in Gough’s footsteps by landing the glitter ball trophy in 2006.