Sunday, March 01, 2015

Martin Crowe gains a place in the Cricket's Hall of Fame

The International Cricket Council (ICC) honored the New Zealand batting legend, Martin Crowe, by including his name into cricket’s Hall of Fame on Sunday.
The 52-year-old Crowe became the third New Zealander after Sir Richard Hadlee and Debbie Hockley and 79th in the world to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. He received a standing ovation from 40000 fans at Eden Park. He received the commemorative cap from Mr Wally Edwards, ICC Director and Chairman of Cricket Australia. At that time, he was attended by Mr Stephen Boock, New Zealand Cricket President.

The induction ceremony took place at Eden Park during the innings break of the New Zealand-Australia match in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.