ICC Hall of Fame

Rod Marsh
Inducted: 2009 | Career: 1970 - 1984



One of the greatest wicket-keepers to grace a cricket field, Rod Marsh finished his career with 355 dismissals in Tests and 124 dismissals in ODIs. When he retired in 1984, Marsh's dismissals tally was a world record, which has only been beaten by three others.

Player Bio

With 355 dismissals in 96 Test matches, which was a world record then, Rod Marsh is easily one of the greatest wicket-keepers to have ever played the game. In 92 ODIs, Marsh affected 124 dismissals that included 120 catches and four stumpings. Fondly known as Iron Gloves, Marsh’s association with Dennis Lillee is one of the best in Test cricket history.

Marsh also had reasonable success as a batsman, scoring 3,633 runs in Tests, which included three centuries, at an average of 26.51 and 1,225 runs at 20.08 in limited-overs internationals.

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4 Nov 1947
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Date of debut:
27 Nov 1970