Mark Taylor

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Mark Taylor - famouslefties.com

Mark Anthony Taylor, AO (born 27 October 1964 in Leeton, New South Wales; nicknamed “Tubby” or “Tubs”) was an Australian cricket player and Test opening batsman from 1988–1999, as well as captain from 1994–1999, succeeding Allan Border. He was widely regarded as an instrumental component in Australia’s rise to Test cricket dominance, and his captaincy was regarded as adventurous and highly effective. However, he was considered less than ideal for One-Day International cricket and was eventually dropped as one-day captain after a 0-3 drubbing at the hands of England in 1997…more

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