FORMER England cricketer Robin Jackman has died on Christmas Day on the age of 75.
The tempo bowler is known to have handed away at his house in Cape City, eight years after being recognized with most cancers.
Jackman performed in 4 Assessments and 15 ODIs for England between 1974 and 1983.
He additionally took greater than 1,400 wickets in a first-class profession spanning 16 years at Surrey, profitable the County Championship in 1971.
After spending a part of his enjoying profession in South Africa, Jackman – born in India in 1945 – moved into the commentary field within the nation.
‘Jackers’ – as he was affectionately recognized – continued to be a preferred determine by profitable over the hearts of the nation’s cricket followers along with his work with the microphone for SuperSport.
The unhappy information comes simply hours after the passing of Jackman’s former Surrey team-mate and England legend John Edrich.
The ICC led the mourning with a tribute to Jackman, tweeting: “We’re saddened to be taught concerning the demise of legendary commentator and former England bowler Robin Jackman, who has handed away aged 75.
“The ideas of the cricketing world exit to his household and pals throughout this tough time.”
Former cricketer and coach Ian Pont added: “Actually unhappy information on the passing of former adversary Robin Jackman. Yet one more good man taken from us too quickly. This 12 months can do one. #RIPRobin”
Sports activities presenter Marcus Buckland mentioned: “What a horrible day for
“First John Edrich and now the colourful Robin Jackman who I cherished watching as a younger fan.
“Thanks for the reminiscences Jackers. May sense you had been a particular man to be round.”
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