England cricket legend dies aged 86

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England cricket large Ted Dexter has died aged 86.

The famously nonchalant property captained the Sussex and England cricket teams passim the 1960s.

Born successful Italy, Dexter's household migrated to England soon earlier the 2nd satellite warfare broke out. He would spell connected to survey astatine Cambridge wherever helium earned his Blues successful cricket.

He soon formed into an assertive middle-order batsman that famously deed 481 runs during the 1962-1963 circuit of Australia and New Zealand - the astir by an England skipper successful Australia to this day.

Ted Dexter. (Getty)

He retired from cricket successful 1968 and went connected to constitute books astir golfing techniques.

He died successful the Compton Hospice successful Wolverhampton, surrounded by his family, Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) said.

"Ted was a cherished husband, begetter and gramps and 1 of England's top ever cricketers," the MCC said.

"He was skipper successful 30 of his 62 Test matches and played the crippled with the aforesaid consciousness of escapade and amusive that captures overmuch of the communicative of his singular life."

In June this year, helium was inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame.

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