Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

May Scores Place in Cricket Hall of Fame

Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

May Scores Place in Cricket Hall of Fame

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Byline: Glen McCullough glenm@thechronicle.com.au

CRICKET: Toowoomba's Brian May will be recognised as Australian country cricket's all-time leading batsman tonight when he is inducted into the Australian Country Cricket Hall Of Fame.

May's staggering career achievements have earned him a place alongside Michael Warden (Bundaberg) and Mark Curry (New South Wales) as the first players honoured with entry into the hall.

The official induction will take place in Geraldton at the completion of this year's Australian Country Cricket Championships.

May will be unable to attend the ceremony due to the birth this week of his son Charlie.

The country hall of fame was launched two years ago and May's avalanche of runs and Australian Country Cricket Championships' honours assured him his place as its first batsman.

The former Wests' junior and current Wests' captain is the all-time leading run scorer at the annual carnival.

May played 62 matches for Queensland at the championships and scored a record 3463 runs with a top score of 171 not out at an average of 61. …

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