47 Facts About Mark Waugh

1. Mark Waugh said if Maxwell is picked, he deserves a sport higher up the order than No 7, where he batted in the third ODI.

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2. Mark Waugh scored a well compiled 126 and held the innings together.

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3. Mark Waugh feels Kohli will go on to break every batting Kohli recently became the fifth Indian batsman to score 10,000 ODI runs.

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4. Mark Waugh was previously a commentator on Network Ten for the Big Bash as well as a national selector.

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5. On the 1994 tour of Pakistan, Mark Waugh claimed that along with Warne and Tim May, he was offered A$200,000 to underperform by Pakistan captain Saleem Malik.

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6. Mark Waugh received legal advice to seek further clarification of the scope of the investigation.

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7. In 1993, Mark Waugh was a member of the Australian team competing in the Hong Kong Sixes; one of the Indian team was Test all-rounder Manoj Prabhakar.

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8. Mark Waugh took a record 181 catches in Test matches, the second highest for a non wicket-keeper.

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9. Mark Waugh retired from international cricket in late 2002 after being omitted for the upcoming Test series against England in favour of Darren Lehmann.

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10. Mark Waugh continued his fine ODI form with another century, an unbeaten 133 against India in the second ODI, but was forced to return home after his finger was fractured by a Javagal Srinath delivery.

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11. Mark Waugh was tipped to win the Allan Border Medal due to his prolific runscoring that year.

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12. Mark Waugh was retained and made his 100th Test appearance in the 2000 New Year's Test in Sydney, where he scored 32 in his only innings.

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13. Mark Waugh was 37 not out when Darren Lehmann struck the winning runs.

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14. Mark Waugh scored only 33 and three as Australia defeated Bangladesh and the West Indies to progress to the Super Six phase.

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15. Mark Waugh started the tournament with a man-of-the-match 67 against Scotland at Worcester as Australia unconvincingly won by four wickets in its first match.

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16. Mark Waugh started 1999 as he did the previous year, with a century in the New Year's Test at the SCG.

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17. In the First Test in Rawalpindi, Mark Waugh scored a duck as Australia won by an innings, its first Test win in Pakistan in 39 years.

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18. Mark Waugh took satisfaction in the fact that his century was responsible for saving the Test.

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19. Mark Waugh scored 100 in the New Year's Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground to set up an Australian victory.

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20. Mark Waugh made a turnaround in the Second Test in Perth, taking a horizontal airborne catch of Chris Cairns at full stretch.

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21. Mark Waugh proceeded to England for his second Ashes tour in 1997, and gained attention upon his arrival for questioning the hunger and toughness of the home team.

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22. Mark Waugh made 26 in the opening Test, which Australia won by an innings.

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23. Mark Waugh was named man of the match on both occasions.

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24. Mark Waugh was one of the leading players at the 1996 Cricket World Cup on the Indian subcontinent.

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25. In his first match in the role, Mark Waugh scored 130 from 144 balls against Sri Lanka at the WACA ground.

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26. Mark Waugh scored 88 in the Second Test win at Hobart, and the teams moved to Sydney where Australia sought a clean sweep.

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27. In the Fifth Test at the WACA, Mark Waugh scored 88 in the first innings before returning as a runner for the injured Craig McDermott.

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28. The first ball was a half-volley and Mark Waugh hit it straight from the middle of the bat.

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29. In the first tour match against Jamaica, Mark Waugh was felled by a bouncer from Courtney Walsh, but recovered to score a century despite the presence of his teammate's spilt blood on the pitch.

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30. Mark Waugh made 23 in the second innings and took his first Test catch, Mike Atherton, caught from the bowling of Bruce Reid.

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31. Mark Waugh ended the day at 116 not out and was bowled early on the second morning for 138 by paceman Devon Malcolm to end a 171-run stand with Matthews.

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32. Mark Waugh was widely lauded for the style and elegance of his innings.

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33. Mark Waugh was omitted for the next three ODIs but returned to make 12 against Pakistan before scoring 42 from 53 in the final round-robin match against the West Indies.

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34. Mark Waugh made 32 in the next match against the West Indies, and again Steve was run out while they were batting together.

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35. Mark Waugh was overlooked for Test selection, but was selected in the ODI squad for the start of the triangular tournament against the West Indies and Pakistan.

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36. In the second innings, Mark Waugh bounced back to score an unbeaten 103 from 163 balls against the undisputed world champions, earning praise from their captain Viv Richards.

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37. On the tour of England in 1993, Mark Waugh scored 174 against Surrey and reclaimed his Test position from Martyn.

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38. Mark Waugh returned to state duty and New South Wales needed to beat Tasmania in their last match to qualify for the final.

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39. Mark Waugh returned to form with 110 against Middlesex, before scoring an unbeaten century against Australia in a tour match.

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40. In 1989, Mark Waugh returned to Essex for his first full season as the overseas professional.

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41. Mark Waugh accepted, subject to him not being selected for the 1989 Ashes tour of England with the national side.

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42. At this stage of his career, Mark Waugh lived in the shadow of his brother Steve, who was promoted to the Australian team at the age of 20.

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43. Mark Waugh made only 24 in the second innings as the home team hung on for a draw to secure the Shield.

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44. Mark Waugh struggled at first, but recovered to score six centuries for the season.

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45. Mark Waugh is regarded as one of the most elegant and gifted stroke makers to ever play the game, and his stylish strokeplay was likened to that of Stan McCabe, Alan Kippax, Victor Trumper, Charlie Macartney and Greg Chappell.

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46. Mark Waugh is often nicknamed "Junior" as he is younger than his twin brother Steve by a few minutes.

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47. Mark Waugh called the attempt to sandpaper the ball "stupid" and it has led to two reviews from Cricket Australia, with the details of one set to be released on Monday.

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