Former England cricketer Ted Dexter dies aged 86

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Former England and Sussex cricket captain Ted Dexter has died aged 86. He was one of the country’s greatest cricketers. He “passed away peacefully” surrounded by family in Wolverhampton after a recent illness the Marylebone Cricket Club announced. Known as “Lord Ted”, Dexter was well known for his bravery on the cricket field. He played 62 Tests for his country, scoring 4,502 runs. He was awarded a CBE in 2001 and inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame in June of this year.

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