ICC mourns death of former England captain Mike Denness

Denness represented England in 28 Tests, 19 as captain, and scored 1,667 runs at an average of just under 40. He also played in 12 One-Day Internationals and captained England in the inaugural ICC Cricket World Cup in 1975 in England.

updated: April 20, 2013 13:19 IST
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Dubai: The International Cricket Council on Saturday paid tribute to former England captain and ex-ICC match referee Mike Denness, who passed away at the age of 72.

"We are sad to hear the news of Mike's passing and our thoughts go out to the members of his family and friends," said ICC chief executive David Richardson.

"Mike was a fine cricketer, a successful administrator at the Kent County Cricket Club and a vital member of our panel of match referees in the mid-90s.

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