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Former England cricketer, commentator Robin Jackman dies at 75

Former England cricketer turned commentator Robin Jackman passed away at the age of 75.

Robin Jackman’s death news came hours after former England batsman John Edrich died at the age of 83.

He was born in Shimla in 1945 and made his ODI debut for England in 1975 but had to wait 6 years to get his Test cap.

He played 4 Tests and 15 ODI for England and took 14 Test wickets and 19 ODI wickets.

But he had a prolific domestic career playing for Surrey, picking up 1402 wickets in 399-game first-class career between 1966 and 1982.

He later moved to South Africa and moved into the field of cricket commentary after his cricket career.

Jackman was called ‘Jackers’ as he went on to become one of the most popular commentators in the sport.

The Cricket fraternity and fans are mourning former cricketer, commentator demise.

Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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