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    Max Walker passes away, aged 68

    http://www.cricket.com.au/news/max-w...ler/2016-09-28

    Former Australia fast bowler Max Walker has passed away, aged 68
    Former Australia fast bowler Max Walker has died, aged 68, following a battle with cancer. A strapping fast-bowler who played 34 Tests and 17 one-day internationals for Australia, Walker was also a key figure in the introduction of World Series Cricket in the late 1970s. The 263rd man to wear the Baggy Green, Walker claimed 138 Test wickets and 20 in one-dayers between 1973 and 1981, including 12 wickets in his first two Tests and a career-best figures of 8-143 against England at his beloved MCG in 1975. He is best remembered for his unique bowling action, which earned him the nickname 'Tangles', while he forged a strong career in the media following his playing days. A highly-popular author and public speaker, Walker was also a member of Channel Nine's iconic Wide World of Sports commentary team......

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    Bugger. Bloody cancer takes another of the real good'uns way too early. So sad to hear it. One of my very favourite Aussies. In fact they don't come any Aussier than Tangles.

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