Darren Gough

Arguably England’s best pace bowler since Bob Willis, Darren Gough is also captain of Yorkshire County Cricket Club. He has taken 229 wickets in his 58 Test matches, making him England’s eighth most successful wicket taker.

He was first selected for the England cricket team in 1994, playing both Test and one-day international cricket. He made an impact as a bowler and as a tail-end batsman.

In 2005 Darren took part in the flagship BBC television show Strictly Come Dancing, which he won with his dancing partner Lilia Kopylova.

Darren Gough is a popular awards host, and with his media profile is in regular demand for personal appearances and ribbon-cutting ceremonies. As a speaker he is keen to accept Q&A style interviews.

He is currently Talksport’s Drivetime presenter