Graeme Swann

Retirement and Personal Life

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He retired from the game in 2013 when the England team was losing to Australia in the Ashes.

He has been remembered as a very orthodox bowler with great spin in his wrists. He took a total of 255 wickets in tests and 104 wickets in ODI matches for England. He also played 252 first class matches and took a total of 739 wickets.

Swann is a married man. He got married to his wife Sarah Swann and has two children with her. He currently lives in London with his family. When his wife suggested that they move into a new home, Graeme told The UK Times that he was very hesitant, “When my wife, Sarah, convinced me we should move to our current house in Nottingham three-and-a-half years ago, my heart sank because deep down I wanted to stay in our old home. The second we moved in, however, I fell in love with it as much as she had. Our previous house was purpose-built and open-plan, but it turns out I prefer properties with a more traditional feel. Our current house feels much more like a family home.”

He is a very big Chelsea supporter and can be seen often watching matches at Stamford Bridge. He has been praised by the former cricketer Kevin Peterson for his bowling. He is very active on social media platforms such as Twitter and Instagram. His net worth is estimated to be around $11 million.

ESPN once asked Graeme to describe what he would do after his retirement and he replied, “I'd like to think I'd do a lot of things - you only live once, don't you? It's been a good life and I think cricket will always play a part in it, but I hope it's not the be-all and end-all. You see sportsmen go on about their kids so much - that's because once you have kids you realize cricket isn't everything. My two kids are much more important to me than bowling or whatever. I'd like to think that whatever I end up doing, it'll be good crack.”

On August 15, 2018, it was announced that Graeme would be a future contestant on the TV show Strictly Come Dancing. The show has the same format of its American counterpart, Dancing With The Stars. He is going to be partnered up with Oti Mabuse. He will be able to translate the moves he made on the field to moves on the dance floor. His wife is extremely excited to see him on the show because she can’t wait to laugh at him. She can’t picture her husband being a smooth dancer but he promises to prove her wrong.

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Quick Facts
Birth Date: 24 Mar, 1979
Age: 41 yrs
Occupations: Cricketer
Citizenship: United Kingdom
Birth Place: Northampton
Gender: Male
Description: English cricket player
Net Worth 2021: 4 million
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Last Modified: Jun 27 2020
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