Australian cricket legend Max Walker dies, aged 68

Australian cricket legend Max Walker has died, aged 68.

The man, known as ‘Tangles’ for his unique bowling style, died following a battle with cancer.

Walker took 138 wickets in 34 Tests for Australia and played 70 first-class games for Victoria.


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After retiring, Walker worked as a sports reporter, commentator and presenter of Wide World of Sports for Channel Nine.

Since news of Walker’s shock passing broke, social media instantly lit up with tributes.