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WG Grace - 'The greatest hero in the story of cricket'

Cricket's first big draw in more ways than one, Grace with his towering presence revolutionised batting, brought cricket to a mass audience and transformed cricket in England into the unrivalled spectator sport of the summer

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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.