Max Walker demonstrates his trademark bowling action in the Long Room at the MCG in Melbourne in 2003. Walker died, aged 68, after a battle with cancer. Photo: AP

Former Australia test cricketer Max Walker dies at 68 of cancer

Known for his awkward bowling action, ‘Tangles’ was underestimated because he played in the shadows of great fast bowlers Dennis Lillee and Jeff Thomson in the 1970s; he went on to be a commentator, raconteur and best-selling author

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Max Walker demonstrates his trademark bowling action in the Long Room at the MCG in Melbourne in 2003. Walker died, aged 68, after a battle with cancer. Photo: AP
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