The most successful captain of the England Test cricket team.
In the Headingley Test this year, he led England to an innings victory over India for his 27th win, overtaking Michael Vaughan, who is also playing in the Championship.
A brilliant batsman and an occasional spin bowler, in February he played his 100th Test match during England’s tour of India.
He has scored 23 centuries in Tests and 16 in ODI matches.
This is his first appearance in the Alfred Dunhill Links.