Michael Paul Vaughan is presently a retired cricketer who had played for the England cricket team. Michael Vaughan was a classic right handed batsmen and usually otherwise a bowler. In the 2002-03 Ashes, Michael Vaughan was considered to be one of the top ranked batsmen scoring 633 runs which included three centuries.

Michael Vaughan captained the England cricket team for a very long time and is always remembered for his captaincy. He captained the team for 51 tests and won more than half (around 26 of them). However the main edge of his captaincy career came upon him when the team came up with a 2-1 victory in the 2005 Ashes. In the year 009 on the 30th of June he retired as a captain.

In the series against Sri Lanka, Michael Vaughan failed to make a good score when he opened the batting line up with Cook. He then traveled to New Zealand but there also he failed to make an impact losing the 3 Test match series having an average of only 20.05. However despite all of this he led England to a first away series in 3 years time.

Michael Vaughan scored his eighteenth century this time scoring 106 runs out of 214 deliveries. This marked his first century against New Zealand and his sixth one at Lords. In the following test matches against South Africa, Michael Vaughan performed miserably scoring just 2, 0 and then 21 in the first three test matches. Coming under pressure to perform well he then scored a duck and the England cricket team got all out in just 231 runs. Michael Vaughan not only stepped down as England Captain but he also made himself unavailable for the final test in Oval due to the lack of wins.