McGrath inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

imageLegendary pacer of Australia, Glenn McGrath inducted into the ICC  Cricket Hall of Fame.

It will be a thirdentry in 2012-13 after Enid Bakewell and Brian Lara.

McGrath will be 68th male member of the Hall of Fame.

  • McGrath has played 124 Test matches b/w 1993 and 2007 and claimed 563 Test wickets at an average of 21.64. He has scalped more Test wickets than any other seam bowler currently in the game or retired.
  • He played 250 ODIs, taking 381 wickets at an average of 22.02, and was part of the Australian team that clinched three successive World Cups — 1999, 2003 and 2007.
  • With 71 wickets, he still holds the record for most wickets in World Cups.

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