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Clement (Clem) Hill


Inducted in 2010

In a Test Career spanning 1896-1912, Clem Hill played in 49 Tests, scoring 3,412 runs at 39.21 including 7 centuries.

He was then the world’s highest Test run scorer, until overtaken by Jack Hobbs in 1924-1925, and the highest run scorer for Australia until surpassed by Sir Donald Bradman in 1936-37.

Between 1910-1912 he captained Australia in 10 Tests. A left-hand batsman, Clem Hill was one of the finest cricketers in the world. He was the son of H.J.Hill who scored the first century on Adelaide Oval.

He was named Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1900, inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame in 1999 and the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame in 2005.