Brian John McKechnie (born November 6, 1953) was a "double All Black", that is, he represented New Zealand in both rugby union and cricket. He played 26 matches with the All Blacks, as a five-eighth and fullback, and 14 one day games with the Black Caps, including the infamous "underarm" match against Australia in 1981, when McKechnie was the batter who faced Trevor Chappell's underarm delivery in the final ball of the match. November 6 is the 310th day of the year (311th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 55 days remaining. ... 1953 (MCMLIII) is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Image from a test-match between Ireland and the New Zealand All Blacks. ... For the insect, see Cricket (insect). ... A Silver fern emblem was first used by the 1893 side that toured Australia. ... A night match at Old Trafford. ... The New Zealand cricket team, also known as the Black Caps, played their first Test in 1930 vs England in Christchurch, New Zealand. ... Trevor Martin Chappell (born October 21, 1952) was an Australian cricketer, a member of the South Australian Chappell family which excelled at cricket. ... In the sport of cricket, an underarm delivery is a ball bowled by a bowler to a batsman in which the bowlers arm does not rise above the level of the shoulder. ...
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