- Cricket Victoria CEO, Tony Dodemaide today paid tribute to Australian and Victorian Cricketer Max Walker at the MCG, after news he passed away following a battle with cancer.
Born 12 September 1948 in West Hobart, Walker made his debut for Australia in 1972 against Pakistan at the MCG. Walker played 34 Tests for Australia between 1972-73 and 1977 claiming 138 wickets, including six five-wicket hauls, at an average of 27.47. He produced career-best figures of 8-143 in the sixth Test of the 1974-75 Ashes Series
Walker played 135 First Class games, 70 of those for Victoria, claiming 499 wickets with 21 five-wicket hauls, at an average of 26.47.