Cricket | Inducted: 2012
Born: Perth WA
21 November 1970
Langer was a Wisden Cricketer of the Year
in 2001, and finished his glittering career as the greatest first class run scorer
in Australian cricket history, having amassed 28,382 runs at 50.23, exceeding
the previous record of Sir Donald Bradman's 28,067 runs. His tally of 86
first-class centuries placed him second only to Bradman (117) on the Australian
retired from international and interstate cricket in 2007 with the mantle of
Western Australia's greatest batsman and the only WA player to have represented
his country in more than 100 Tests.
have worn the baggy green Australian cap with such pride and he ended his
distinguished Test career of 105 matches with 7696 runs at an average of 45.27,
including 23 hundreds and 30 fifties.