Sydney – Glenn McGrath will be inducted into the International Cricket Council's Hall of Fame during Australia's third Test against Sri Lanka in Sydney, his home ground during a first-class career that included 124 Tests and three consecutive World Cup titles.

The ICC announced Monday that the retired Australian paceman, who took more Test wickets than any other seam bowler and holds the record for most wickets in World Cups, will be inducted as the 68th male member of the Hall of Fame on January 4 at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

McGrath, who took 563 Test wickets at an average of 21.64 and 381 wickets at 22.02 in ODI’s - including 71 in World Cup competition - retired from international cricket in 2007. – Sapa-AP