Richard Hadlee Biography

Sir Richard John Hadlee, MBE is a former New Zealand cricketer, regarded as one of the greatest fast bowlers and all-rounders in cricketing history.

Hadlee was appointed MBE in 1980 and knighted in 1990 for services to cricket. He is a former chairman of the New Zealand board of selectors. In December 2002, he was chosen by Wisden as the second greatest Test bowler of all time. In March 2009, Hadlee was commemorated as one of the Twelve Local Heroes, and a bronze bust of him was unveiled outside the Christchurch Arts Centre.

On 3 April 2009, Sir Richard Hadlee was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame. Sir Richard is the most prominent member of the Hadlee cricket playing family. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Richard Hadlee
Nationality:
New Zealand
Profession:
Cricketer
Date of Birth:
July 3, 1951 (67)
Astrological Sign:
Cancer
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