5 greatest Australian all-rounders ever


#4 Alan Davidson

greatest Australian all-rounders
Alan Davidson was a mean left-arm quick and a strong hitter down the order, who realised his potential during the 1957-58 tour to South Africa, in which he picked up 72 wickets and scored 4 centuries. He had surely come of age, and he then continued to play for Australia with distinction for the next 5 years.

He had an injury ruined career but the man never gave up. In 44 Tests, Davidson scored 1328 runs with an average of 24.59, and picked up 186 wickets at an average of 20.53.

Davidson was also a skilled fielder and had a rocket arm which found many batsmen short. Also, he was a safe catcher in close catching positions.