Ted Dexter dead: Former England cricket captain passes away, aged 86
The Daily Mirror says: Dexter played 62 Test matches for England between 1958 and 1968, scoring 4,502 runs at an average of almost 48 with nine centuries.
An aggressive middle-order batsman, he is widely considered as one of England’s greatest ever and skippered his country on more than 30 occasions
Dexter also bowled medium pace and claimed 66 Test wickets at an average of just under 35.
He played the entirety of his county cricket career for Sussex, scoring a total of 51 first-class hundreds with a top score of 205, achieved for England against Pakistan in Karachi in 1962.
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