Name : Glenn Donald McGrath.
Nick name : Pigeon (Pidge), Millard.
Date of Birth : 9 February, 1970.7 April, 1972.
Place of Birth :
Batting Style : Right Handed Batsman.
Bowling Style : Right Arm Medium fast.
Role : Medium Pace bowler.
ODI Debut : against
TEST Debut : against
Playing Teams :
ONE DAY INTERNATIONAL CAREER::
Matches : 250.
Wickets : 381.
Best figures : 7/15.
Economy : 3.92run’s per over.
Average : 22.02(Bowl).
5/10 wickets : 7/0.
Runs : 115.
Best : 11.
Average : 3.83(Bat).
Catches : 37.
Matches : 124
Wickets : 563
Best figures : 8/24
Economy : 3.18run’s per over.
Average : 21.64(Bowl)
5/10 wickets : 29/3.
Runs : 641
Best : 61
100’s/50’s : 0/1.
Average : 7.36(Bat)
Catches : 38.
McGrath’s Personal Information::
Glenn Donald McGrath (born on 9February, 1970 in
McGrath has used his profile to raise money for the McGrath’s foundation, established by him and his wife, late Jane to raise breast cancer awareness and to raise money to fund more breast cancer nurses throughout
McGrath was named of the order of
Starting from his Career::
Glenn played first grade cricket for Sutherland and made his debut for (NSW) during the 1992/93 season. McGrath capped his rapid rise in the next Australian summer with selection in the Test team after only eight first class matches. McGrath bowling was not of express race but he relied on accuracy and subtle scam movement. In the later years of his career, he developed as a swing bowler. His natural physical fitness is crucial thing to play for many years for his team. In 204, he became the first Australian fast bowler to play 100 Tests. In the first innings of ICC super series Test match in 2005, McGrath passed Courtney Walsh” to become the greatest wicket taker among fast bowlers in Test history. McGrath was regarded as the best fast bowler in the World and has success against every opposition team, in both Test and ODI. McGrath was most successful specially with England, he dismissed “Mike Atherton” of
McGrath played for Worcestershire in the 2000 English county championship, proving both successful on the field and popular with the county’s supporters. In 14 first class games he took 80 wickets at 13.21 including an outstanding inning return of 8-41 against
McGrath became the fourth bowler in history to take 500 Test wickets with the dismissal of “Marcus Trescothick” during the 1st Test at Lords in 2005 Ashes series.
In the final Test played against England in Australia(Ashes 2006-07 series), he took 21wickets in the series at an average of 23.90, as well as scoring 10runs and taking 1 catch in what was to be his final Test series. McGrath retired from Test cricket on 23 December, 2006 and he also retired from all forms of International cricketing following the successful 2007 cricket world cup where he became the leading wicket taker in the history of the world cup, while also being the top wicket taker with 26 and being named player of the tournament. McGrath now owns his own foundation named the “Glenn McGrath Foundation”.
McGrath in Indian Premier League(IPL)::
Glenn McGrath was signed by the
Some Achievements and records of McGrath::
~ He holds 7highest Tenth wicket partnerships and two Tenth wicket partnerships of 100+.
~ He has been in 4 World cup tournaments and has won 3 of those, getting to the final in the other.
~ He is the author of “The Glenn McGrath Barbecue cook bock-Barbecue with the Master”.
~ He was awarded as “player of series” in world cup 2007.
~ He was awarded as “Allan Border Medal” in 2000.