Jim Maxwell, Ambassador

ABC Cricket Commentator, Radio and TV, Author.

Jim Maxwell is best know as the cricket commentator on the ABC. He has covered over 200 tests, including five tours to the West Indies and three to India and Pakistan, and five Worl Cups, including the most recent in the West Indies.

Jim has edited the ABC Cricket Magazine, Australia's longest running cricket publication, since 1988.

Since 1996 he has called the Saturday Club Rugby Union matches, on the ABC TV, and has turned his hand to television commentary on rugby league, golf, showjumping, cricket and table tennis.

On radio Jim has covered hockey at three Olympic Games, and from 1981 to 1990 he was the main Rugby League commentator with Reg Gasnier.

Jim has written several cricket books, including
The First sixty years, a history of the ABC cricket book, and more recently, Stumps, an anecdotal account of his experiences following the successful Australian team, and The Ashes, from Bodyline to Waugh.

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