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Bill Ponsford

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Subject(s): Bill Ponsford
Sport: Cricket

Location: MCG, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
Unveiled: 16/12/2005
Sculptor: Louis Laumen
Material: Bronze
Status: In Situ

Inscribed on plinth: BILL PONSFORD 1900 - 1991. A prodigious run maker, Bill Ponsford was the first player to make two scores of 400 or more in first-class cricket. He played 29 tests from 1924 - 1934 scoring 2122 runs at 48.22. An MCG specialist, "Ponny" averaged a remarkable 86.28 for his state and amassed 13819 runs for Australia and Victoria at 65.18. He was an inaugural inductee into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame in 1996. Tattersall's [logo]. MCC [logo]. SCULPTOR: LOUIS LAUMEN. A GIFT TO ALL AUSTRALIANS FROM TATTERSALL'S.

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