Australia batted first and moved to 6/321 In 2009, Gough became the face of UK convenience store chain Costcutter, featuring in their TV adverts until 2011. Posted on : December 3, 2020.  X-rays revealed a stress fracture in his foot and he missed the final two Tests of the series. He and his partner, Lilia Kopylova, defeated athlete Colin Jackson and presenter Zoë Ball in the final. In 2006, Gough was awarded an honorary degree by Huddersfield University in Barnsley. England collapsed badly on the final day losing 8/127 in 87 overs. Read about our approach to external linking. The former England. The series was heading for a grand finale at Headingley, Gough’s home ground.  It was the first Ashes hat trick by an Englishman in almost a 100 years and the first hat trick taken in Sydney in almost 107 years. It was almost a year until Gough would next play Test cricket as England toured South Africa. , In the same year he was awarded honorary life membership by Yorkshire Cricket Club. , Gough made his one day debut for England against New Zealand taking 2/36 from 11 overs at Birmingham in 42 run win.  , Statistically this was Gough’s finest series. , As an outspoken fan, Gough became the brand ambassador for Collier's Powerful Welsh cheddar in 2010 making a number of appearances notably at the International Cheese Awards in Nantwich. Gough took 10 wickets in the first three Tests but would secure cricketing immortality in the final two Tests. West Indies were bowled out for 54 to give England a chase of 188. Just as he was hitting his peak his body betrayed him and his constantly battled knee injuries.. Strictly should scrap judges and let the public decide who stays, says winner Darren Gough IF anyone should know who to impress to win Strictly Come Dancing, it’s cricket legend Darren Gough. In the 4th Test in Melbourne, Australia were chasing 175 for victory, Australia were 3/130 but a collapse of 4/0 left them struggling. IF anyone should know who to impress to win Strictly Come Dancing, it’s cricket legend Darren Gough. 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