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sport news Cricket legends blow up over plan erect statues WACA Dennis Lillee Zoe Goss ... trends now

sport news Cricket legends blow up over plan erect statues WACA Dennis Lillee Zoe Goss ... trends now

Cricket legends blow up over plan to erect statues of one of Australia's best-known female stars and an Indigenous player to go along with tribute to Dennis Lillee outside the WACA Former batsmen Mike Veletta and Graeme Wood opposed WACA statue plan Plan was to erect statues of male, female and Indigenous cricketers at WACA Veletta and Wood supported Dennis Lillee statue but not the others

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A plan to erect statues honouring fast bowling legend Dennis Lillee, female star Zoe Goss and an Aboriginal player at the WACA has caused a bust-up at the highest levels of Western Australian cricket.

Former Test batsmen Mike Veletta and Graeme Wood both confirmed they were against the idea before they resigned from the board of the WA Cricket Association earlier this year.

Valetta and Wood both supported the idea of a statue honouring Dennis Lillee as part of the $100m WACA ground redevelopment. 

Australian fast-bowling great Dennis Lillee is pictured bowling in England in 1981. A blow up has occurred at the highest levels of WA cricket about a plan to erect statues of female and Indigenous cricketers alongside a tribute to Lillee at the WACA

Australian fast-bowling great Dennis Lillee is pictured bowling in England in 1981. A blow up has occurred at the highest levels of WA cricket about a plan to erect statues of female and Indigenous cricketers alongside a tribute to Lillee at the WACA

Cricketer Zoe Goss is an all-rounder who played 12 Tests and 65 one-day internationals for Australia between 1987 and 2000. Her best-known cricketing moment was taking the wicket of West Indies great Brian Lara in a televised charity match in 1994

Cricketer Zoe Goss is an all-rounder who played 12 Tests and 65 one-day internationals for Australia between 1987 and 2000. Her best-known cricketing moment was taking the wicket of West Indies great Brian Lara in a televised charity match in 1994

However, a panel recommended statues for one female, one male and one Indigenous player who were all considered to have

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