Merv Hughes Inducted To Australian Cricket Corridor Of Popularity
Former Australian fast-bowler Merv Hughes has been inducted into the Australian Cricket Corridor of Popularity.
An integral a part of Australian cricket’s go back to the highest of the Take a look at cricket ratings, Hughes’ occupation spanned 53 Checks and 33 ODIs from 1985-94, taking 212 Take a look at wickets at a mean of 28.38.
“Merv Hughes used to be an icon of the Australian summer season for such a lot of people, a larger-than-life character, a phenomenal global cricketer, an envoy for the game and a deserved inductee into the Australian Cricket Corridor of Popularity,” Peter King, Australian Cricket Corridor of Popularity Chairman, mentioned in a commentary.
“A lion-hearted competitor, Merv boasts a proud occupation for Victoria and Australia within the Take a look at and One Day Global arenas, paving the way in which for an improbable technology of Australian cricketing dominance. Whilst synonymous as his on-field report, Merv will probably be perpetually remembered as a fan-favorite and his iconic warm-ups just about the boundary, particularly on the MCG, that brought on bays of spectators to enroll in in with him at stadiums in all places the rustic,” he added.