He was the captain of England.
Well Pitched was 1 year old.
The Dubai International Cricket Stadium was under construction.
George Bush was the president of the USA.
Graeme Swann had not played a test match for England.
No one had heard of Umar Akmal.
Jonathan Trott had not played an ODI nor a Test for England.
Eoin Morgan was playing for Ireland.
Shoaib Malik was the captain of Pakistan.
Anfrew Flintoff and Steve Harmison were key members of the England team.
Shivnarine Chanderpaul was the number 1 ranked test batsman.
Nathan Bracken was the number 1 ranked ODI bowler.
International Cricket was being played in Pakistan.
The first ever IPL had just been staged and the ICL was still around.
Wasim Akram used to mention Mohammad Aamer as an upcoming fast bowler in Pakistan.
Virat Kohli was the captain of India's Under-19 team and had played 5 ODIs for India.
This is what Cricinfo used to look like
And this is what the England cricketers used to look like