Just as Lindwall and Miller were complemented by Bill Johnston, during their salad days Lillee and Thomson had the unflagging support of Max Walker, a strapping paceman whose convoluted wrong-footed action inspired the nickname “Tangles” and was imitated in backyard games across the country. He was capable of leading Australia’s attack at a pinch, as he did during Australia’s 1972-73 tour of the West Indies, and when he obtained 8 for 143 in the sixth Test of the 1974-75 Ashes series with both Thomson and Lillee hors de combat. When he retired, in the aftermath of World Series Cricket, Walker became a successful commentator; a series of best-selling anecdote collections reflected his skills as a raconteur.
So How about having ‘Lunch with a Legend’?
More details can be found at http://lunchwithalegend.com.au/townsville/
But here it is in a nutshell Max Walker Rydges Southbank Townsville on Friday 30 May, a sumptuous two course luncheon with drinks included for two hours, price $95.
Max is a great story teller and a great guy he’ll spin a few yarns and keep everyone well entertained.