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Glenn McGrath

Glenn McGrath – Cricketing Statistics

Name Glenn McGrath
Player Type Right-arm Fast Bowler
Date of Birth February 9, 1970
Father’s Name Kevin McGrath
Birthplace Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia
Career Start December 1993 (ODIs), November 1993 (Tests), February 2005 (T20Is)
Retirement Date April 9, 2007 (ODIs), January 2, 2007 (Tests), February 2007 (T20Is)
Matches Played 250 (ODIs), 124 (Tests), 2 (T20Is)
Centuries 0 (ODIs), 2 (Tests), 0 (T20Is)
Half Centuries 3 (ODIs), 7 (Tests), 0 (T20Is)
Ducks 22 (ODIs), 10 (Tests), 1 (T20Is)
Nervous Nineties 1 (Tests)
Wickets 381 (ODIs), 563 (Tests), 1 (T20Is)
Captaincy in Matches 3 (ODIs)
Man of the Matches 13 (ODIs), 7 (Tests), 0 (T20Is)

Biography of Glenn McGrath

Glenn McGrath, born on February 9, 1970, in Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia, is one of the greatest fast bowlers in the history of cricket. Known for his accuracy, seam movement, and relentless consistency, McGrath terrorized batsmen around the world during his illustrious career.

He made his debut for Australia in both One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and Test matches in 1993. McGrath quickly established himself as the leader of the Australian bowling attack and became an integral part of their success in the late 1990s and early 2000s. His ability to extract bounce and seam from any pitch made him a nightmare for opposing batsmen, especially in Test cricket.

Throughout his career, McGrath played 250 ODIs, 124 Test matches, and 2 T20 Internationals. He took an impressive 381 wickets in ODIs and a staggering 563 wickets in Test matches. His consistency and knack for picking up crucial wickets earned him numerous Man of the Match awards in both formats.

Glenn McGrath was also known for his batting prowess in Test cricket, scoring two centuries and seven half-centuries, showing his ability to contribute with the bat when needed. However, he is primarily remembered for his bowling heroics, taking 29 five-wicket hauls in Test matches.

As a fast bowler, injuries were a part of his career, but McGrath always managed to come back stronger. His indomitable spirit and commitment to the game made him a true role model for aspiring cricketers worldwide.

McGrath retired from international cricket in 2007 as one of Australia’s most successful bowlers and one of the leading wicket-takers in the history of the sport. Post-retirement, he has been actively involved in cricket coaching, charity work, and sports commentary.

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