"Keith Ross Miller", was an Australian Test cricketer and a Royal Australian Air Force pilot during World War II. Miller is widely regarded as Australia's greatest ever all-rounder. Because of his ability, irreverent manner and good looks he was a crowd favourite. English journalist Ian Wooldridge called Miller "the golden boy" of cricket, leading to his being nicknamed "Gold nugget/Nugget". He "was more than a cricketer ... he embodied the idea that there was more to life than cricket".
A member of the record-breaking Australian cricket team in England in 1948/Invincibles, at the time of his retirement from Test cricket in 1956, Miller had the best statistics of any all-rounder in cricket history. He often batted high in the Batting order (cricket)/order, sometimes as high as number three. He was a powerful striker of the ball, and one straight six (cricket)/six that he hit at the Sydney Cricket Ground was still rising when it hit the upper deck of the grandstand. Miller was famous for varying his bowling (cricket)/bowling to bemuse batsmen: he made sparing use of slower deliveries and would often adjust his run-up, surprisingly bowling his fastest deliveries from a short run. He was also a fine fielding (cricket)/fielder and an especially acrobatic catcher in the slips (cricket)/slips.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous writers! More Keith Miller on Wikipedia.