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Height: 6' 2"
Hometown: Wandsworth
Age: 26 Years

Gus Atkinson

Bio/Wiki
Full nameAngus Alexander Patrick Atkinson
ProfessionCricketer (Bowler)
Physical Stats & More
[1]Desert Vipers Heightin centimeters- 188 cm
in meters- 1.88 m
in feet & inches- 6’ 2”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 32 Inches
- Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye ColourBlue
Hair ColourBlonde
Cricket
International DebutODI- On 8 September 2023 against New Zealand at Sophia Gardens Cricket Ground, Cardiff, Wales
Test- Did not make yet
T20- On 1 September 2023 against New Zealand at Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Manchester, England
Jersey Number#37 (England)
Gus Atkinson jersey number 37 for England
#37 (Surrey)
Gus Atkinson jersey number 37 for Surrey
Domestic/State TeamSchool Cricket

• Bradfield College (2013-2016)
• Bradfield College Under-17 (2015)
• Bradfield Waifs (2017-18)
Gus Atkinson in Bradfield Waifs jersey

FC/List-A/T20

• Surrey Under-13 (2011)
• Surrey Under-14 (2012)
• Surrey Under-15 (2013)
• Surrey Under-17 (2015)
• Surrey Second XI (2016)
Gus Atkinson when he played for Surrey Second XI
• Surrey All Stars (2016)
• Hampshire and Surrey Second XI (2018)
• Surrey (2020-present)
Gus Atkinson in Surrey jersey

Club Cricket

• Spencer Cricket Club (2014, 2016)

The Hundred

• Southern Brave (2021)
• Oval Invincibles (2022, 2023)
Gus Atkinson in Oval Invincibles jersey

International League T20 (ILT20)

• Desert Vipers (2023)
Gus Atkinson in Desert Vipers jersey

Abu Dhabi T10 League

• Northern Warriors (2022, 2023)
Gus Atkinson in Northern Warriors jersey

Pakistan Super League (PSL)

• Islamabad United (2023)
Gus Atkinson before a match for Islamabad United

Indian Premier League (IPL)

• Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) (2024)

Other team

• England (2023-present)
Gus Atkinson in England jersey
Coach/Mentor• Shaun Seigert
• Darren Lehmann
Gus Atkinson with Darren Lehmann (right)
Batting StyleRight-handed
Bowling StyleRight-arm fast
Records• Bowler with the best bowling figures on T20I debut (4 wickets for 20 runs)
Awards• Most Improved Player of the Year Award at Surrey's End of Season Awards in 2021
• Most Improved Player of the Year Award at The Surrey Supporters' Club Awards in 2023
Gus Atkinson with Most Improved Player of the Year Award
Personal Life
Date of Birth19 January 1998 (Monday)
Age (as of 2024)26 Years
BirthplaceWandsworth, Chelsea, London, England
Zodiac signCapricorn
Signature Gus Atkinson's signature
NationalityBritish
HometownWandsworth
SchoolBradfield College, Bradfield
College/UniversityDid not attend
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsHe is single. [2]Facebook - Gus Atkinson
Family
Wife/SpouseN/A
ParentsFather- Edward Tom Atkinson (Founder of Padjet, living in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) since 2010)
Gus Atkinson's father, Edward Tom Atkinson
Mother- Caroline Atkinson (Died in a car accident on 11 December 2020)
Gus Atkinson with his mother
SiblingsBrother- Barnaby Atkinson (Younger)
Gus Atkinson with his sister, father, and brother (left to right)
Sister- Isobel Atkinson (Younger, nicknamed Izzie, holds a Master of Arts (MA) degree in Fashion Journalism)
Gus Atkinson with his sister
Other RelativesPaternal Grandmother- Diana Atkinson
Gus Atkinson's father and grandmother
Money Factor
Salary/Income (approx.)Rs 1 crore (approx. £94 thousand) [3]IPL Auction

Note: This income is for his 2024 season IPL contract with Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).

Gus Atkinson

Some Lesser Known Facts About Gus Atkinson

  • Gus Atkinson is an English cricketer who became famous when he made the record for the best bowling performance on his T20I debut for England. He is regarded as one of the most talented pacers for his fast bowling speed and variations.
  • He was interested in cricket since his childhood and used to play cricket in his locality. He trained with different coaches inclduing Shaun Seigert, R66T Academy High-Performance Director, and Darren Lehmann Cricket Academy in Adelaide, Australia in 2016.
    A childhood photo of Gus Atkinson with his father

    A childhood photo of Gus Atkinson with his father

    Gus Atkinson when he trained at Darren Lehmann Cricket Academy

    Gus Atkinson when he trained at Darren Lehmann Cricket Academy

  • He played cricket for different teams for a decade from 2011 to 2022 which included many age group teams for Surrey. Three successive stress fractures in his back in 2017, 2018, and 2019 halted his progress as he failed to play cricket consistently and perform well in different competitions.

    Gus Atkinson when he played for age group teams

    Gus Atkinson when he played for age group teams

  • He made his first-class debut for Surrey on 8 August 2020 against Essex in the 2020 Bob Willis Trophy. On 28 August 2020, he made his Twenty20 debut for Surrey against Sussex in the 2020 T20 Blast Tournament.

    Gus Atkinson when he played for Surrey in domestic tournament

    Gus Atkinson when he played for Surrey in the domestic tournament

  • On 22 July 2021, he made his List A debut for Surrey against Yorkshire in the 2021 Royal London One-Day Cup. In 2022, he played for Surrey during the 2022 County Championship and helped them win the tournament.

    Gus Atkinson celebrating after winning the 2022 County Championship

    Gus Atkinson celebrating after winning the 2022 County Championship

  • On his ODI debut in 2023, he conceded 47 runs in 7 overs but failed to take any wickets.

    Gus Atkinson being given his ODI cap by Stuart Broad on his ODI debut

    Gus Atkinson being given his ODI cap by Stuart Broad on his ODI debut

  • He made a record for England on his T20I debut in 2023 by taking 4 wickets for 20 runs.

    Gus Atkinson being given his T20I cap by Sam Curran on his T20I debut

    Gus Atkinson being given his T20I cap by Sam Curran on his T20I debut

  • He played 3 matches in the 2023 ODI World Cup held in India and took 4 wickets at an average of 36.50, a strike rate of 36.00, and an economy rate of 6.08.

    Gus Atkinson in England jersey for 2023 ODI World Cup

    Gus Atkinson in an England jersey for the 2023 ODI World Cup

  • In 2024, he was a member of the touring English squad during their 5-match test series against India. When he was asked about his preparation for the series, he warned Indian players and said that he would dismiss them with short balls and sharp spells.

    Gus Atkinson sitting during a practice session before the 2024 test series against India

    Gus Atkinson sitting during a practice session before the 2024 test series against India

  • In 2021, he helped the Southern Brave team to win the 100-ball tournament The Hundred.

    Gus Atkinson (middle) with his sister and brother after winning The Hundred Tournament in 2021

    Gus Atkinson (middle) with his sister and brother after winning The Hundred Tournament in 2021

  • In the second season of the International League T20 (ILT20) in 2024, Tymal Mills was selected as an alternative for Atkinson as he could not play for Desert Vipers due to being on national duty; he played for them in the 2023 season.

    Gus Atkinson in Desert Vipers jersey during the 2023 season

    Gus Atkinson in Desert Vipers jersey during the 2023 season

  • Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) acquired him for Rs 1 crore (approx £94 thousand) against his base price of Rs 1 crore during the 2023 auction for the 2024 Indian Premier League (IPL) season.

    Gus Atkinson's poster after he was acquired by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)

    Gus Atkinson’s poster after he was acquired by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)

  • England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) signed him with a two-year central contract in October 2023 which was for both, red-ball (test) and white-ball (ODI & T20I) formats.
  • Gus Atkinson often drinks alcoholic beverages whenever he celebrates any win or parties with his friends.

    Gus Atkinson (extreme left) drinking a beer during a party

    Gus Atkinson (extreme left) drinking a beer during a party

  • His childhood picture went viral in 2021 in which he was seen sitting between Andrew Flintoff and James Anderson.

    A childhood picture of Gus Atkinson with Andrew Flintoff (left) and James Anderson (right)

    A childhood picture of Gus Atkinson with Andrew Flintoff (left) and James Anderson (right)

  • Many cricket experts and commentators have drawn similarities between the bowling action and attitude of Gus Atkinson and Jofra Archer. His bowling speeds are often clocked more than 90 mph (144 kph). , His fastest delivery during the 2023 season of The Hundred Tournament was recorded at 95 mph (kph). [4]The Tribune
  • Whenever he is free, he often travels to different countries.

    Gus Atkinson during a trip to Italy

    Gus Atkinson during a trip to Italy

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