Glenn McGrath is one of the best ever pace bowlers the world has ever seen because of the things he was able to do with a cricket ball , very few could match him and very few had his level of skill and consistency. Glenn McGrath was the pillar of the Australian bowling attack along with Shane Warne and then two never allowed the batters to score runs against the Aussies and still he is one of the most revered cricketers and is willing to help all the young pacers who seek his guidance.
Glenn McGrath was a Bowler who did not have the express pace like the others but he could swing the ball both ways effortlessly from one spot and because he was tall , he also got a lot of bounce as he was tall so he could get the batters out in various ways. He was a truly special bowler and whom not many batters could score runs against. So, let’s see the Profile Stats and Records of the great Glenn McGrath.
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Personal Information :
The full name of Glenn McGrath is Glenn Donald McGrath and he was born on 9th February 1970 at New South Wales in Australia and like his other great team mates he also from a very young age was into cricket and he wanted to become a pace bowler from Australia but because he could not bowl fast, he worked on his swing and that paid rich dividends for him. He was fondly called Pigeon by all his teammates. He was 6 ft 5 inches tall and he used every bit of that height to his advantage to bounce the batters out. He was also a handy right hand batter when needed by the team.
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International Information :
Glenn McGrath played at the highest level for Australia from 1993-2007 and for those 14 years he destroyed the batters in both the formats and he is an all time legend of the game and all the young fast bowlers look upto him for all the help they can get. He played his debut test match against New Zealand on 12th November 1993 and for the next 14 years he took more than 500 test wickets. His first ODI match was on 9th December 1993 vs South Africa and his final ODI match was the 2007 World Cup final on 28th April 2007 against Sri Lanka. A glorious international career for this great player.
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Career Stats :
5 Wickets in an innings
10 wickets in a match
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Third most ducks in a Test series (5 Ducks)
Third fastest to 450 Test Wickets in Test cricket (100 Matches)
Second best bowling figures in ODIs (7/15)
Most Wickets taken caught by a Wicket-keeper in International cricket (241 Wickets)
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