Former England captain and MCC president Tom Graveney dies aged 88

Published: Tuesday 3rd November 2015 by The News Editor

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Former England captain and MCC president Tom Graveney has died aged 88.

Graveney made 11 centuries in 79 Test matches for England between 1951 and 1969, scoring 4,882 runs at an average of 44.38.

Appointed president of the MCC in 2005, and an h onorary life member of the Lord’s club, Graveney played county cricket at both Gloucestershire and Worcestershire.

Confirmation of Graveney’s death was given to Press Association Sport by the MCC, which is set to release a full statement later on Tuesday.

Graveney also had a spell playing in Australia with Queensland, and remained involved in the sport as a commentator following his retirement in 1972.

Published: Tuesday 3rd November 2015 by The News Editor

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