“We’re saddened to study concerning the demise of legendary commentator and former England bowler Robin Jackman, who has handed away aged 75,” the ICC stated on Twitter.
“The ideas of the cricketing world exit to his household and associates throughout this tough time.”
We’re saddened to study concerning the demise of legendary commentator and former England bowler Robin Jackman, who has… https://t.co/woAmMyldR5
— ICC (@ICC) 1608925624000
Jackman performed for Surrey for 16 seasons from 1966-1982 and picked up greater than 1,400 top notch wickets, however he performed solely 4 Exams for England, making his debut when he was 35.
He additionally performed for Western Province in South Africa and he married a South African. His hyperlinks with the nation within the apartheid period led to a cancelled Check match between England and West Indies in Guyana, nevertheless, because the squad stood by him and refused to play when the federal government ordered his deportation.
He settled in South Africa following his retirement, buying and selling the cricket ball for the microphone, and he went on to grow to be a well-liked commentator.
In 2012, Jackman was recognized with most cancers having already had surgical procedures to take away malignant tumours from his vocal cords.
Jackman’s demise comes hours after former England and Surrey batsman John Edrich died on the age of 83.