Phil Tufnell is a Former Middlesex and England Cricketer.
Highgate School first recognised Tuffers’ cricketing skills and appointed him captain of the Junior School’s First XI.
In 1984, Tufnell won the title of MCC Young Cricketer of the Year. Two years later made his County Debut for Middlesex CCC.
Often found sleeping in the dressing room, Phil’s team mates nicknamed him ‘the Cat‘.
Between 1990 and 2001, Phil Tufnell played 42 Tests and 20 One-day Internationals for England. He made 290 first-class appearances for Middlesex.
Tuffers took more than 1,000 first class wickets during an illustrious career spanning over a decade with Middlesex
Retiring ahead of the 2003 season, Phil headed to Australia to participate in I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!
After 15 days in camp, over 13 million people watched Phil become King of the Jungle voted for by viewers.
Tuffers has been a team captain on the BBC’s ‘A Question of Sport‘ since 2008, going into battle each episode with Matt Dawson.
Phil is also a guest presenter on The One Show and can be heard on Radio 5 Live’s The Tuffers and Vaughan Cricket Show.
Furthermore, he is a regular commentator on Test Match Special.
Together with his cricketing expertise and mischievous reputation, Phil enjoys the banter referring to his alleged misdemeanours.
Phil Tufnell is a popular celebrity guest and can take part in hilarious Q&A sessions.
He is always happy to give his honest, amusing and sometimes controversial opinion on a number of topics, sport related or not.