New Zealand’s oldest flourishing Test cricketer John Reid no more

New Zealand’s oldest flourishing Test cricketer and former captain John Reid died here during a age of 92, a country’s cricket house pronounced on Wednesday. Reid, regarded as one of a world’s best all-rounders during his heyday in a 50s and early 60s, captained New Zealand in 34 Tests including, many notably, a country’s initial 3 victories. “He was, and will remain, a domicile name in this country, carrying helped pave a approach for all that has come in his wake,” New Zealand Cricket arch executive David White pronounced in a matter charity his tributes.

The NZC release, however, did not mention a means of Reid’s death.

“Our thoughts and honour are with his family during this time: mother Norli; children Alison, Richard and Ann, and all his grand-children,” White said. Born in Auckland, and prepared in Wellington, Reid played 246 first-class games and scored 16128 runs during 41.35, including 39 centuries, while holding 466 wickets during 22.60.

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