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Key Points
  • Mark Taylor AO has been voted Australia's most admired sportsperson by Inside Sport magazine.
  • During his illustrious career he broke many world records including his then-record equalling 334 not out in the second Test against Pakistan at Peshawar in October, 1998.
  • His history-making, 12-hour innings, consisting of 564 balls which included 32 fours and one six, making him Australia's highest run scorer in Test cricket with Sir Donald Bradman.
  • Mark played 104 Tests for Australia, 50 as captain, scoring 7,525 runs at 43.50 and 157 catches as a slips fieldsman.
  • He was inducted into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame and was appointed an Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia.
  • He serves as a board member of Cricket NSW and Cricket Australia.
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