SYDNEY: The cricket legend from Australia, the marvelous Glenn McGrath has been introduced into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame during the third test between Australia and Sri Lanka in Sydney. He is the third cricketer to be indicted in the Hall of Fame for 2012-13, ICC informed in its statement which comes as below.
“McGrath becomes the 68th male member of the Hall of Fame and joins fellow 2012-13 inductees West Indian Brian Lara and England’s Enid Bakewell in being recogniszed by the ICC and the living members of the Hall of Fame.”
The pacer will be inducted at his home ground of the SCG. Lara and Bakewell were inducted in September during ICC Awards, all leaving a place for the final inductee of 2012-13.
Regarding the induction, McGrath said, “I am honoured that the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame voting academy, which includes all the current living Hall of Famers, have nominated and voted me to be inducted into the Hall of Fame.” “I am very much looking forward to celebrating the occasion on 4 January with not only my friends and family, but all those at the SCG which is of course is like a second home to me,” he added.
During the career span, stretching between 1993 and 2007, the man represented Australia in 124 Test matches and claimed 563 wickets at an average of 21.64, which is a record with bowler of similar bowling bravura.