The Cricket Oval is named after Local former Australian Cricket Captain Allan Border.
Allan Robert Border AO (born 27 July 1955) is a retired Australian cricketer. A batsman, Border was for many years the captain of the Australian team. His playing nickname was “A.B.”. He played 156 Test matches in his career.
He was primarily a left hand batsman but also achieved sporadic success as a part-time left arm orthodox spinner. Border amassed 11,174 Test runs.
Mosman Park is also home to the Cenotaph to commemorate, all the Mosman residents who had fought in World War I, irrespective of from where they may have enlisted, or in which Branch of the Services they may have been engaged.
On the 8th November 1925, the Memorial was unveiled by Major-General Sir Granville Ryrie, K.C.M.G., C.B., a great crowd attending.
There are Toilets at Allan Border Oval, memorial gardens, seating and street parking.
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