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Glenn McGrath

b. 1970

Glenn McGrath, fast bowler, is one of Australia's leading cricketers. He was born in Dubbo, NSW in 1970, made his first class debut for NSW in 1992 and his Test debut for Australia against New Zealand in 1993/4. He has been a leading wicket-taker for Australia, particularly against England, taking 8/38 in the 1997 Lords Test, 32 wickets in the 2001 Ashes series and 19 in 2002/3. His bowling has been described as combining 'consistent pace and suffocating accuracy'. He was named one of Wisden's Cricketers of the Year in 1998 and won the inaugural Alan Border Medal in 2000. McGrath is a very popular player; intensely competitive on the field and mild-mannered off it

Updated 2018
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