Ted Dexter, former England and Sussex captain passes away: Former England and Sussex captain Ted Dexter has passed away at the age of 86, the MCC said in a statement.
Dexter, who captained England in 30 Test matches played 62 Tests. The former England captain scored 4502 runs at an average of 47.89 and hit nine centuries. He also took 66 wickets.
“Ted was a cherished husband, father and grandfather and one of England’s greatest ever cricketers. He was 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 MCC said in a statement on Thursday.
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
— Michael Vaughan (@MichaelVaughan) August 26, 2021
Dexter also served as the chairman of selectors of the England Test team between 1989-1993.