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Richie Benaud

Broadcaster. Cricketer
6 October 1930 to 10 April 2015

An Australian cricketer who became a legend of the game during his playing career, Benaud then moved into broadcasting after retiring in 1964. He divided his time over his commentary career between British and Australian broadcasters and was highly respected for his passion, knowledge and impartiality in both hemispheres.

Read Richie Benaud's Guardian obituary here