Glenn McGrath ‘Pigeon’

Ooh, aah, it’s Glenn McGrath!

Due to his thin legs, McGrath was nickname Pigeon by his NSW teammate Brad McNamara.

McGrath is one of the greatest fast bowlers of all time with 563 wickets from 124 Tests.  McGrath had an impressive bowling average, only conceding 21.64 runs for every wicket he took over his 14 year career.

Rather than rely on trying to bowl at top speed, McGrath’s weapons of choice was his accuracy and creating bounce.   The Aussie great bowled successfully in all conditions and on all surfaces, and he was known for being able to trouble even the best batsmen in the world.

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