Gary Gilmour, former cricketer of Australia died

Gary Gilmour, a former cricketer of Australia died in Sydney at the age of 62. For Australia, he played 20 matches in both formats of cricket.

Jun 11, 2014 12:12 IST
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Gary Gilmour, a former all-round cricketer of Australia died on 10 June 2014 in Sydney. He died at the age of 62 after battling with health problems for many years.

In 2005, he underwent a life-saving liver transplant.

Gary Gilmour and Cricket

• For Australian national cricket team, he played 15 test and 5 one-day matches
• He is famously known for 6-14 in the ICC Cricket World Cup 1975 semi-final against England
• In 1973-74, he played his debut test match against New Zealand and scored a half-century and took four wickets  
• He also holds the Australian cricket record of 217 runs for the seventh wicket with Doug Walters against New Zealand in Christchurch in 1976-77. In this partnership, he contributed 101 runs of which 86 were scored of boundaries
• His career ended as a cricketer at the age of 25 due to a foot injury
• In 1971-72, in his maiden game for New South Wales scored 122
• He was born in Newcastle in 1951

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