Regarded as one of the best all-rounders in Cricket history, Sir Garfield Sobers, more commonly known as Garry. During his cricketing days he represented one of the finest teams ever known to the sport, the West Indies, he played for nearly two decades. Garry was one of the finest cricketers of the good old days, and he has a fantastic story to tell.
At the age of 16, he made his first debut in the world of cricket, and he progressed in the sport to play 383 games scoring an impressive 28,000 runs, taking over 1000 wickets. Garry was knighted for his devotion to the sport, and his country.
His style was often described as both elegant yet ferocious, making him a cricketing icon and national treasure. His career even includes record-breaking, holding the highest test score at the age of 21. An accomplished man in all areas of his life, Sobers enjoys writing, and he manages to convey his thoughts into words seamlessly in such a way that he leaves the audience fully engaged, with the same grace and fierceness we have seen from his cricket playing days.
Garry Sobers is a cricketing talent who will live long in the memory of those following the game. A man of integrity, Sobers has become a real hit within the cricket speaker circuit. Telling tales about his journey through Cricket, from the backstreets of Bridgetown, to International sporting stardom, Sobers offers talks as an after dinner speaker, perfect for any sports fan; his strength of mind to reach the top helps him to stand out as a desirable cricket speaker, a fantastic addition to any event.
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Sir Garfield has been the main attraction at a number of Mazars events in the recent past and has always proved to be a real star performer. Not only is he a legend of the game of cricket he is also a real gentleman and true professional in all senses of the word, always keen to make new friends and never shy to engage with and entertain guests of all age groups and backgrounds. I would have no hesitation in recommending his services unreservedly as you will not be disappointed. – Chris Darlington, Mazars