Denness dies age 72

Mike Denness, 72, has died after a long illness.

He is the only Scotsman to have catained the England cricket side. He played 28 Tests from 1969 to 1975, 19 of them as captain. He was awarded an OBE in this year's New Years Honours for services to sport.

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Essex cricketer Denness dies

Cricketer Mike Denness, the only Scotsman to have captained England,has died.