Players / Australia / Kerry Packer

Kerry Packer      

Full name Kerry Francis Bullmore Packer

Born December 17, 1937, Sydney, New South Wales

Died December 26, 2005, Sydney, New South Wales (aged 68 years 9 days)

Kerry Francis Bullmore Packer
Profile

Kerry Packer, the man responsible for World Series Cricket and the explosion of the one-day game, died in Sydney aged 68. Packer, a media mogul billionaire, was behind the damaging split from the Australian Cricket Board in the late 1970s in a fight over television broadcasting rights and when peace was achieved his Channel 9 coverage led the way in innovation.

  • Read More
Latest Articles
Latest Photos

Dec 27, 2005

The Australians keep a moment's silence in memory of Kerry Packer, Australia v South Africa, 2nd Test, Melbourne, 2nd day, December 27, 2005

The Australians keep a moment's silence in memory of Kerry Packer

© Getty Images

Dec 27, 2005

Australia and South Africa pay their respects to Kerry Packer, Australia v South Africa, 2nd Test, Melbourne, 2nd day, December 27, 2005

Australia and South Africa pay their respects to Kerry Packer

© Getty Images

Aug 17, 2000

17 Aug 2000: Kerry Packer and Australian Prime Minister John Howard at the Sir Donald Bradman Oration held in Melbourne, Australia.

Kerry Packer and John Howard, August 2000

© Getty Images

Country Fixtures Country Results
Final: Scorchers v Syd Sixers at Canberra
Jan 28, 2015 (19:40 local | 08:40 GMT | 03:40 EST | 02:40 CST | 00:40 PST)
Final: Australia v TBA at Perth
Feb 1, 2015 (11:20 local | 03:20 GMT | 22:20 EST | 21:20 CST | 19:20 PST)
Tasmania v NSW at Hobart
Feb 7-10, 2015 (10:30 local | 23:30 GMT | 18:30 EST | 17:30 CST | 15:30 PST)
Queensland v Victoria at Brisbane
Feb 7-10, 2015 (10:00 local | 00:00 GMT | 19:00 EST | 18:00 CST | 16:00 PST)
West Aust v South Aust at Perth
Feb 7-10, 2015 (10:30 local | 02:30 GMT | 21:30 EST | 20:30 CST | 18:30 PST)
Complete fixtures » | Download Fixtures »
News | Features Last 3 days
News | Features Last 3 days