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Commentary Australian cricket unexpectedly lost two legends on the same day this week: Victorian leg-spinner Shane “Warnie” Warne and West Australian wicketkeeper Rod “Iron Gloves” Marsh. Whilst Marsh became famous for his acrobatic catching of many balls edged by batsmen facing the devastating pace bowling of Dennis Lillee and Jeff Thomson in the 1970s and 1980s, Warne was known for his match-turning ability as a leg-spinner, his cricketing scandals, and for his celebrity lifestyle off the pitch. Their parallels and contrasts in their lives reflected the gradual transition of the gentlemanly game of cricket from a popular sport into its players becoming brand ambassadors. At the time of his retirement, Rod Marsh held the world record for the most dismissals by a wicketkeeper (over 350). Similarly, Warne ended his career with over 700 test wickets and nearly 300 in one-day international matches. Whilst Marsh transitioned into sports administration, selecting players …