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Glenn McGrath and Charlie Turner Joined Australian Cricket Hall of Fame

Glenn McGrath and Charlie Turner, the renowned fast bowlers were unanimously chosen to be inducted into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame on 3 February 2013.

Feb 5, 2013 14:43 IST
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Glenn McGrathGlenn McGrath and Charlie Turner, the renowned fast bowlers were unanimously chosen to be inducted into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame on 3 February 2013. Hall of fame chairman David Crow declared that these two pace bowlers were inducted officially at Allan Border Medal ceremonies on 4 February 2013.

McGrath has a test career spanning 14 years over 124 matches. The highest tally of McGrath is 563 wickets at 21.64. This is the fourth highest tally of all times. McGrath was also the winner of Allan Border Medal in 2000. He was inducted in ICC Hall of Fame in December 2012.

Charlie Turner, on the other hand, took 6-15 on test debut at Sydney in 1887. He died in 1944. Turner took 101 wickets at 16.53 in 17 test matches between the time period of 1887 and 1895.

Other Hall of Fame inductees

The other Hall of Fame inductees include Keith Miller, Arthur Morris, Bill O'Reilly, Bill Ponsford, Bob Simpson, Warwick Armstrong, Richie Benaud, Lindsay Hassett, Ian Healy, Hugh Trumble, Victor Trumper, Bill Woodfull, Rod Marsh, Stan McCabe, Allan Border, Sir Donald Bradman, John Blackham, Charles Macartney, Shane Warne, Steve Waugh, Doug Walters, Glenn McGrath, Graham McKenzie, Greg Chappell, Ian Chappell, Neil Harvey, Clem Hill, Ray Lindwall, Fred Spofforth, Mark Taylor, Alan Davidson, George Giffen, Dennis Lillee, Clarrie Grimmett, Monty Noble and Bill Lawry.

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