Former Australia fast bowler Max Walker dies after skin cancer battle
Former Australia fast bowler Max Walker has died after a two-year battle against skin cancer, Cricket Australia said on Wednesday. He was 68.
A medium-fast bowler used as first change behind Dennis Lillee and Jeff Thomson, Walker played 34 tests between 1972 and 1977 and captured 138 wickets at an average of 27.47.
He took six five-wicket hauls and had best bowling figures of 8-143 against England in Melbourne in 1975.
'Max was an outstanding cricketer who played an important role in the emergence of successful Australian cricket teams in the 1970s,' Cricket Australia chief executive James... read more
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