Born: 22 September 1962, Henderson, Auckland
Teams: Auckland, Central Districts, Somerset, Wellington
Batting Style: Right Hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right Arm Medium
Awards: Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1985.
Crowe was an excellent timer of the ball, what with graceful shots fetching him maximum runs. He was an excellent captain who knew how to extract maximum from his players. He was also a medium paced bowler, who could break partnerships. Besides, his batting andbowling, he also excelled in fielding, which many a times resulted in the whole team giving in their best on the field. Getty Images