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Ex-England pacer Mike Hendrick no more

Former England pace bowler Mike Hendrick, who took 26 of his 87 Test wickets against India during the 1974 and 1979 series and held the world record for most Test wickets without a five-wicket haul, died on Tuesday.

Ex-England pacer Mike Hendrick no more

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  29 July 2021 4:49 AM GMT

LONDON: Former England pace bowler Mike Hendrick, who took 26 of his 87 Test wickets against India during the 1974 and 1979 series and held the world record for most Test wickets without a five-wicket haul, died on Tuesday. He was 72. Hendrick, who took 770 wickets in 267 first-class matches and 35 wickets in 22 ODIs, was also the first professional coach of Ireland. He represented Derbyshire County Cricket Club.

"Derbyshire County Cricket Club is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of club great, Mike Hendrick. Our thoughts are with Mike's family at this sad time," tweeted Derbyshire County Cricket Club on Tuesday.

The right-arm pacer was also part of the Ashes-winning side in 1977 and 1978/79. IANS

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