Ian Craig

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Birthday
12, 1935
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Nov 16, 2014 (79)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
12, 1935
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Nov 16, 2014 (79)

About

Famous during the 1950s for his impressive early- career achievements as a test cricketer, this Australian right-handed batsman became the youngest national test cricket team captain in his country's history.

Before Fame

He began his professional test cricket career when he was only sixteen years old, playing his debut match for New South Wales in 1952.

Trivia

He ended his professional cricket career in his mid twenties and worked as a pharmacist and sports executive.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Yass, New South Wales, Australia.

Associated With

Early in his career, Craig was frequently compared to legendary cricketer Donald Bradman.