Allan Border - often a sole shining light throughout the dark days of Australian cricket.
The inimitable Dennis Lillee was Australia's premier fast bowler throughout the 1970s and into the early 1980s. In 1970/71, he allegedly gave an interview on the BBC where he talked of aiming deliveries at the batsmen, preferring a spot just below the heart. A nice bloke in reality, he became a favourite with English spectators, too, and was Australia's leading wicket-taker with 355 wickets, until the advent of Glenn McGrath and Shane Warne.
Jeff Thomson in his pomp in the mid A compelling role model at the time for a tyro quickie like myself - even when I tried to copy his slinging action and the ball ended up for four wides in the direction of cover point!