Donald Carr, former England Cricket captain, dies aged 89


Donald Carr, the former captain of England Cricket team has passed away. He was 89 years old. Beside prominent batsman, Mr. Carr was also one of the most prominent administrators of the post-war era. The left arm spinner had started his career in 1945 and scored around 20,000 runs in his career span. From 1974 to 1986, he had also served as the secretary of the Test and County Cricket Board (TCCB) and the Cricket Council.

He had claimed 328 wickets with his left-arm spin for Oxford University, Derbyshire, and England. He captained England at Madras in 1951-52 in his second and final appearance. He captained Derbyshire between 1955 and 1962. In 1960, he was named as Wisden Cricketer of the Year. From 1962 to 1974, he was assistant secretary of MCC. He retired from cricket in 1986.

So let’s discuss some questions related to this post :
1. Name the England cricketer who has passed away recently?
2. For which year, Mr. Donald Carr was named as Wisden Cricketer of the year?


Courtesy: The Telegraph

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