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The epitome of the fighting Australian, Allan Border took over the reins of the side when they were at their lowest ebb, and leading by force of will and example, he took them to the threshold of world-champion status.

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About Legends of Cricket

ESPNcricinfo's Legends of Cricket were chosen by a panel of judges nearly as distinguished. From Bradman to Tendulkar, from Sobers to Imran, these are players from across eras and countries, and this series of television portraits captures them through the eyes of their peers and some of the most astute observers of the game.