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Former England Skipper Ted Dexter passes away at 86

Former England Skipper Ted Dexter passes away at 86

On 26th August 2021, Former England captain Ted Dexter has passed away at the age of 86. he was suffering from a recent illness. He is also known as “Lord Ted” and was an aggressive batsman and part-time seam bowler. he had played 62 Tests matches for England and made his debut in 1958 against New Zealand.

  • Along with it, he captained England and Sussex in the early 1960s.
  • Ted Dexter made 4,502 runs at an average of 47.89 during his test career and received 66 wickets at an average of 34.93 in his career.
  • He was appointed as chairman of the England selectors between 1989 and 1993.
  • He also served as president of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and was awarded a CBE in 2001.

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Former England captain Michael Vaughan paid tribute to Dexter and wrote on his Twitter handle.

  • “Such sad news .. Ted dexter was someone who always went out of his way to offer so much great advice to me & many others .. seeing him arrive for lunch on his motorbike & then sit & listen to him discuss all cricketing issues was always a joy .. #RIPTed”

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