Micky Stewart      

Full name Michael James Stewart

Born September 16, 1932, Herne Hill, London

Current age 81 years 319 days

Major teams England, Surrey

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Relation Son - AJ Stewart

Michael James Stewart
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 8 12 1 385 87 35.00 0 2 2 6 0
First-class 530 898 93 26491 227* 32.90 49 132 635 0
List A 75 72 2 1172 101 16.74 1 3 24 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 8 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 530 136 99 1 1/4 99.00 4.36 136.0 0 0
List A 75 1 4 0 - - - 24.00 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v Pakistan at Lord's, Jun 21-23, 1962 scorecard
Last Test India v England at Mumbai (BS), Jan 21-26, 1964 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1954-1972
List A span 1963-1972
Profile

Wisden Overview
A dapper, courageous opening batsman and specialist short-leg fielder who had excelled in schools' cricket, Micky Stewart almost became a Kent player when he was offered a contract by them at the end of his national service, subject to Surrey having no objection. Surrey decided to sign him, and the following year (1954) he made his debut, scoring 109 against the Pakistanis in his second match for them. Almost immediately he became a fixture in the all-conquering Surrey side that was in the middle of a record run of seven Championships. While his batting was sound, his fielding was outstanding. In 1957 he ended the season with 77 catches (one short of Walter Hammond's record), including a world-record seven in an innings at Northampton. Stewert made his England debut against Pakistan in 1962 aged almost 30, and remained in the side for eight Tests, touring India in 1963-64 as vice-captain. He had to return home early from that trip owing to illness and he was never recalled to the side. His success at county level continued, and between 1963 and his retirement in 1972 he was Surrey's captain, leading them to the Championship in 1971. In 1979 he returned to The Oval as manager (overseeing the early years of son Alec's career) and in 1986 he was appointed manager of the England side in Australia with a brief to oversee discipline, fitness and technical supervision. He remained in the role until 1992, carrying his duties out with typical efficiency and thoroughness, but mixed success. Despite being offered a new contract, he left to take up the post of director of coaching and excellence at the ECB until his retirement in 1997. Stewart was also a talented footballer, playing as an inside-left for Charlton Athletic, Wimbledon and Corinthian-Casuals, once arriving back from a private tour of the Caribbean just half-an-hour too late to play in an Amateur Cup final replay for the Casuals. Martin Williamson

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2012

Cover image of Stephen Chalke's <i>Micky Stewart and the Changing Face of Cricket</i>

Cover image of Stephen Chalke's Micky Stewart and the Changing Face of Cricket

© Fairfield Books

Mar 27, 2007

Alec Bedser is presented with a commemorative Almanack by Micky Stewart on the 60th anniversary of his being named one of the Five Cricketers of the Year, London, March 27, 2007

Alec Bedser is presented with a commemorative Almanack on the 60th anniversary of his being named one of the Five Cricketers of the Year

© ESPNcricinfo Ltd

Jun 24, 1989

David Gower attends a press conference on the Saturday night of the Lord's Test with Micky Stewart. Gower decided that the play <i>Anything Goes</i> at the theatre was a better option, England v Australia, 2nd Test, Lord's, June 24, 1989

David Gower attends a press conference on the Saturday night of the Lord's Test with Micky Stewart. Gower decided that the play Anything Goes at the theatre was a better option

© HarperCollins

Notes

Young Cricketer of the Year 1957

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1958

Awarded the OBE for services to cricket in 1998

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