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Subject: Arthur Morris: Australia's 'Invincibles' opener dies at 93

Written By: Philip Eno on 08/22/15 at 10:21 am

Australian Test great Arthur Morris, a key member of Don Bradman's 1948 'Invincibles' side, has died aged 93.

The left-handed opener scored 3,533 runs in 46 Tests at an average of 46.48 and was named in Australia's team of the century in 2000.

Morris was leading run-scorer on the 1948 tour of England, and scored 196 at The Oval - an innings overshadowed by Bradman's duck in his farewell innings.

"We have sadly lost a cherished link with our past," Cricket Australia said.

Chairman Wally Edwards continued: "Arthur Morris was a great man and one of the true greats of Australian cricket who until now had been a treasured connection to an extraordinary era of the game.

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