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Martin David Crowe inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame

Feb 28, 2015 16:39 IST

Former New Zealand cricket captain Martin David Crowe on 28 February 2015 was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame.

He was inducted into the Hall of Fame during the innings break of the New Zealand-Australia match in the 2015 World Cup at Eden Park, New Zealand.

He received his commemorative cap from Wally Edwards, ICC Director and Chairman of Cricket Australia.

The Player of the ICC Cricket World Cup 1992 Crowe became the third New Zealander after Sir Richard Hadlee and Debbie Hockley to be included in the Hall of Fame. Overall, he is the 79th cricketer to be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame.

Martin Crowe
• Crowe made his international debut against Australia in Wellington in February 1982
• He retired from the game in 1996 after playing 77 tests
• In his test career, he made 5444 runs at an average of 45.36 that included 17 centuries
• He played 143 One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and with four hundreds and 34 half-centuries, he scored 4704 runs at an average of 38.55
• He played in three ICC Cricket World Cups, and led New Zealand to the semi-final of the World Cup 1992
• He captained cricket team of New Zealand in 16 tests and 44 ODIs


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