Alec Stewart Birthday (April 8th)

Alec Stewart Birthday (April 8th)


Alec James Stewart OBE is one the most well known retired English cricketer.

He is also a right-handed batsman and wicketkeeper and earlier captain of the English cricket team.

He is the top most capped English Test cricketer of all time in both Test matches and One Day International as he played 170 ODIs and 133 Tests matches.

Alec James Stewart played 133 matches and made an English Record.

Birth Details

Alec James Stewart was born in April 8th in the year 1963 in Merton of Greater London.

He received his education from Tiffin School in Kingston upon Thames.

He is also the younger son of Micky Stewart who was the earlier English Test cricketer.


Alec James Stewart won the award of Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1993

On June 13th in the year 1998 he was awarded the MBE

Alec James Stewart obtained the award of OBE on June14th in the year 2003.


During his childhood Alec James Stewart favorite Chelsea player was John Hollins and that is why he wore the number 4 shirt in One Day Internationals.

During the Michael Atherton's possession as captain, He succeeded him in the year 1998.

He was also the vice-captain of the England side when England won their first series under his captaincy.


In the year 1981, Alec James Stewart made his debut for Surrey earning a reputation as an aggressive opening batsman and sporadic wicketkeeper.

In the first Test of the 1989 to 1990 tour of the West Indieshe made his England introduction.

At Old Trafford he continued to remain as an England player for five seasons and finally Alec he became the fourth player to score a century in his 100th Test.

In the year 1994 at the Kensington Oval in the West Indies he became only the 7th English batsmen to score centuries in both innings of a Test match.

He highest Test score was 190, which scored against Pakistan in the first Edgbaston Test on June 4th in the year 1992.

In Test cricket, as an expert batsman Stewart averaged 46.90 in 51 games with 9 centuries.

He averaged an impressive 34.92 from 82 tests as wicketkeeper batsman.