Martin Crowe for me. Really hope he gets through his current illness.
Don't get me wrong, an awful lot to admire about AB & am a fan myself, but I'm surprised an Indian-affiliated Victorian would have an NSW-born QLDer as his hero instead of (say) Kapil Dev or (racks brain for decent Vics who were contemporaries of AB, fails) Merv Hughes.
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Richie Beaud, he has been on TV since I can remember and has the same birthday as me. Bradman was also a big loss. The three heroes from my childhood, Greg Chappell, Rod Marsh and Dennis Lillee
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Originally Posted by John Singleton
i would have thought it was just because he saw Aus play more than India at that age. I know as a 6 or 7yo Essendon fan in Sydney, I saw a lot more of Tony Lockett than James Hird and......
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I thought he liked AB the individual/player and not the Aus team in general and why not, you get inspired in your life by various people so why not an Aussie..Muhammed Ali an American has inspired many Africans and beyond and him dying would be a big loss for many..
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CMJ the first cricket related death to really hit me actually.
Although the person who made the first test century I ever saw live has been dead a long while.
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