Invincible Aussie cricket legend pulls up stumps aged 93

TRIBUTES are flowing for former Australian Test cricketer Arthur Morris, who has died aged 93.

The left-handed opener was part of Don Bradman’s Invincibles side in their undefeated Ashes tour of England in 1948 and was named in Australia’s Test team of the century in 2000.

After serving in the Australian Army during World War II, he played 46 Test matches between 1946 and 1955, scoring 3533 runs and also leading the side in 1951 as well as 1954.


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Morris was at the crease with ‘The Don’ when he was bowled for a duck in his final Test, before going on to make 196.

“Cricket Australia extends its deepest sympathies to the Morris family following the sad passing of Test legend Arthur, aged 93. Vale.” CA tweeted following news of Morris’ passing on Saturday.

 

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