London: Former fast bowler and English commentator Robin Jackman has died aged 75. Jackman is survived by his wife Evon (Yvonne) and two daughters.
Born in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India, Robin Jackman performed 4 tests and 15 ODI for England. The player, who played between 1974 and 1983, won a total of 33 international wickets.
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However, he was very successful in domestic cricket and took 1,402 wickets in over 400 games. In the first class, he scored an incredible 5,681 runs with 17 half-centuries even with the bat.
The ICC has expressed sorrow over the death of Surge legend Jackman. The ICC said: “We are saddened by the death of great commentator and former English bowler Robin Jackman.”
We are saddened to learn of the death of legendary commentator and former English melon Robin Jackman, who has passed away at the age of 75.
Thoughts of the world of cricket are with his family and friends during this difficult time. pic.twitter.com/J0fw99qoXC
– ICC (@ICC) December 25, 2020
After retiring from cricket, Jackman moved to South Africa and worked there as a broadcaster.
Jackman’s knowledge of cricket was superb. In 2012, after being diagnosed with throat cancer, he had to undergo surgery 2 times.