Framed collage of images, Richie Benaud's Greatest XI.

Object Type
Photography/Photograph/Colour

Brief Description
Framed picture, consisting of a series of reproduced photographs. The text at the top of the picture reads, "Richie Benaud's Greatest XI. The Finest Cricketers of the 20th Century. One of cricket's greatest captains and a leading media personality over the pat 44 years. Richie Benaud has selected his 'Greatest XI' - the players he would want in a team to represent him on the field. His team was announced on August 21st, 2004". A brief biography of Benaud's career follows and then underneath are images and brief biographies of his selection, they are; Sir Jack Hobbs, Sunil Gavaskar, Sir Donald Bradman, Sir Vivian Richards, Sachin Tendulkar, Sir Garfield Sobers, Imran Khan, Adam Gilchrist, Shane Warne, Dennis Lillee and Sydney Barnes. He names his '12th man' as Keith Miller and his selected manager as Sir Frank Worrell.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 53.5 W: 88 D: 3.8mm (H: 2 1/8 W: 3 7/16 D: 1/8")
Media/Materials
Location
In storage
Registration No
M16579.23
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by the Miller Family.

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