ICC Hall of Famer Ted Dexter dies age of 86 in Wolverhampton. Former England Test captain Dexter was inducted. Into the ICC Hall of Fame prior to this year. He passed away at his residence in Wolverhampton.
Dexter passed on on Wednesday at the age of 86 years old. After a recent illness, Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) said. He became captain of England in 30 of the 62 Tests. Also, he played between 1958 and 1968.
Regarded as one of the greatest to have played for England. Dexter scored 4502 runs at a stunning average of 47.89. He also scored more than 20,000 first-class runs. Ted Dexter was more than a handy bowler as well. He finished his Test career. Also, with 66 wickets at an average of less than 35.
“Ted was a cherished husband, father, and grandfather and one of England’s greatest ever cricketers. He was a captain in 30 of his 62 Test matches and played the game with the same sense of adventure and fun that captures much of the story of his remarkable life,” the Marylebone Cricket Club said in a statement on Thursday.
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Ted Dexter also served as the chairman of selectors. Also, in the England Test side between 1989 and 1993. He was instrumental in devising the Deloitte Rankings. A strategy that was used to rank Test players within the 1980s.