" For some time before the game, Hussain's insistence of batting at number three and even his inclusion in the team had been repeatedly questioned by several members of the press, most notably Sky Sports commentators (and Hussain's future colleagues) Ian Botham and Bob Willis. , Within hours of Hussain announcing his retirement from cricket, it was confirmed that he would join the Sky Sports commentary team on a full-time basis alongside other former England captains Bob Willis, David Gower and Ian Botham and his former England coach David Lloyd.  His innings included a partnership of 185 with Marcus Trescothick (who scored 109 himself). Nasser’s shining achievement was his double century in the Ashes 2001-02, and four consecutive Test series win for England as a captain. Only in 1996 did he become a regular England Test cricketer. Under Nasser’s captaincy, England moved to number 3 in ICC Test Rankings.  After the loss of his bowling, Hussain dropped behind his contemporaries; Atherton, Ramprakash and Martin Bicknell all began to receive professional county contracts while Hussain was not being selected for representative games and England tours. The world’s population was 3,551,880,700 and there were an estimated 120,171,727 babies born throughout the world in 1968, Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic) was the president of the United States, and the number one song on Billboard 100 was "(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay" by Otis Redding. Hussain scored 71 and 47 not out, which was enough to see him selected for the rest of the series. For the Indian rugby union footballer, see, Sachin Tendulkar, Playing It My Way: My Autobiography, with Boria Majmuder, 2014, Hodder & Stoughton, "First Cornhill Test – England v Australia", "Why we should present ashes to man who slew weasel of defeatism", "Nasser Hussain: The man who transformed English cricket with Duncan Fletcher", "To have my son captain England in India.  As a child, Nasser's first experiences of cricket were family visits to Chepauk, where his older brothers Mehriyar 'Mel' Hussain – who would go on to play briefly for Worcestershire – and Abbas used to bat on the outfield while he chased after the ball.  At the age of 15, and captain of England Schools, Hussain "grew a foot in height in the winter" and the trajectory of his bowling was altered. He was selected for England initially on the back of 990 runs scored for Essex in the County Championship of 1989, though injury and poor form would limit his international caps during the early 1990s to three Tests of a 1990 West Indies tour, and four further matches in 1993. Nasser Hussain is an Indian Muslim. Born in Madras in India, Hussain was led into cricket by his father, and his family moved to England when Hussain was a young child.  Hussain himself admitted that batting never came as naturally to him as leg-spin bowling. Fact Check: We strive for accuracy and fairness. It won the Best Autobiography category of the 2005 British Sports Book Awards. England Cricket Board appointed Nasser Hussain as a captain in 1999, and he resigned from the post soon after World Cup 2003 owing to his bad captaincy in the tournament. A pugnacious right-handed batsman, Hussain scored over 30,000 runs from more than 650 matches across all first-class and List-A cricket, including 62 centuries. Nasser Hussain OBE (born 28 March 1968) is a British cricket commentator and former cricketer who captained the England cricket team between 1999 and 2003, with his overall international career extending from 1990 to 2004. It is an interesting fact that the most successful test captain for England in future, Andrew Strauss debuted in the match that was the last one for Nasser Hussain. If you any have tips or corrections, please send them our way. At the age of 14 Hussain was selected to play for England Schools where he first came into contact with his friend and future England colleague Mike Atherton. It would almost be foolish for Nasser to pass up on cricket. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement. Hussain was captain of both the Test and One Day International England teams until after the 2003 Cricket World Cup, when England failed to make the second round after boycotting their match against Zimbabwe in Harare, citing security concerns. With his father’s help, he was able direct and focus his energy on becoming a better player. Majority of Nasser’s money comes from being a cricket player. His father moved the family to England in 1975. It was not written in stone that Nasser would follow in the footsteps of his father. One of the finest post-war captains, Nasser Hussain, was born a Muslim in Madras, as it was then called. He graduated in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree. Please check back soon for updates. You can also find out who is Nasser Hussain dating now and celebrity dating histories at CelebsCouples. 845 – Paris is sacked by Viking raiders, probably under Ragnar Lodbrok, who collects a huge ransom in exchange for leaving. Later in 2003, Hussain announced his retirement as Test captain after England's Test series against South Africa, again being replaced by Vaughan. He was able to learn discipline and work ethic from an early age. They are lively, flexible, quick-witted and versatile. Her original name was Patricia Price. Nasser started his cricket career in 1990 which lasted for 14 years until he retired in 2004. At the end of the series, Nasser Hussain was the talk of the town with his two hundreds and man of the series award. Born in Madras in India, Hussain was led into cricket by his father, and his family moved to England when Hussain was a young child. Higher middle-order batsman for Essex from 1987 to 2004, regarded as one of the best English Test captains of his era; he played in the 1999 and 2003 Cricket World Cups. Hussain was the captain of the England team for 45 Test matches from 1999 to 2003; as of 2013 the third most for an England captain and the fourth most Test victories as England captain, with 17, his percentage of Tests won was higher than any of the previous five captains. England are all-round a good fielding side. At the end of World Cup 2003, Nasser Hussain stepped down from captaincy and retired later in 2003 from Test captaincy too. "We now have the most experienced line-up ever seen in a commentary box," said Vic Wakeling of Sky. Simon Barnes of The Times wrote that Hussain was "perhaps the finest captain to hold the office. "Four former England captains with over 400 Tests, 20,000 runs, and 700 wickets between them – and each is a former Wisden Cricketer of the Year. As a child, Nasser's first experiences of cricket were family visits to Chepauk, where his older brothers Mehriyar 'Mel' Hussain – who would go on to play briefly for Worcester… England won the test by nine wickets, but lost the series 2–1.
Nasser’s family moved to England when he was a child, Nasser played his entire cricket, from junior school to List-A in England. Hussain was awarded Man of The Match and with another century in the last Test that summer was awarded Man of the Series.. Nasser Hussain was born in Madras (now Chennai) to two Indian parents. He moved up the order, bowled less and batted more. He played for Under-11 and Under-15 Essex Juniors Team at the age of 12. It won the Best Autobiography category of the 2005 British Sports Book Awards. , Within hours of Hussain announcing his retirement from cricket, it was confirmed that he would join the Sky Sports commentary team on a full-time basis alongside other former England captains Bob Willis, David Gower and Ian Botham and his former England coach David Lloyd.