Matthew Hoggard MBE Set to Cook up a Storm on Celebrity Masterchef

Cricketing legend Matthew Hoggard will feature on this week's edition of Celebrity MasterChef on Wednesday 21st August. The former England bowler will compete against boxing champion Joe Calzaghe, presenter Les Dennis and rapper Speech Debelle.

Matthew is a keen cook and always up for a challenge so the competition is ideal for him. Hosted by professional chef John Torode and food expert Gregg Wallace, the popular TV cookery programme will put the celebrities through their paces with a range of culinary challenges.

Matthew said: 'It was a great experience on the show. The pressure was certainly intense but I'm reaping the benefits with my new culinary skills!'

Make sure you tune in to Celebrity MasterChef to watch Matthew on BBC One Wednesday 21st August at 8:00pm. More information can be found at www.bbc.co.uk/masterchef