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Who is Allan Border?
Allan Border: Allan Robert Border AO is an Australian former cricketer. A batsman, Border was for many years the captain of the Australian team. His playing nickname was "A.B.". He played 156 Test matches in his career, a record until it was passed by fellow Australian Steve Waugh. Border still retains the world record for the number of consecutive Test appearances of 153 and the number of Tests as captain. He was primarily a left hand batsman but also achieved sporadic success as a part-time left arm orthodox spinner. Border amassed 11,174 Test runs. He hit 27 centuries in his Test career. He retired as Australia's most capped player and leading run-scorer in both Tests and ODIs. His Australian record for Test Match runs stood for 15 years before Ricky Ponting overtook him during the Third Ashes Test against England in July 2009.
- also known as Allan Robert Border, AB, Alan Border, Captain Grumpy
- born on (60 years ago) in Cremorne, child of John Border and Sheila Border
- ethnicity: Australians
- nationality: Australia
- education: North Sydney Boys High School
- profession: Cricketer, actor
- Marriage with Jane Hiscox
- written works: "Beyond Ten Thousand", "A peep at the Poms-", "Allan Border", "Ashes glory"
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