Barry Jarman, Former Australia Captain, Dies At 84

Barry Jarman performed 191 first-class matches and made his Take a look at debut towards India in 1959.© Twitter

Former Australia Take a look at captain and ex ICC match referee Barry Jarman has died on the age of 84. The previous wicket-keeper batsman died on Friday in Adelaide after a quick sickness. The fitting-handed batsman performed 19 Assessments from 1959 to 1969 and skippered the aspect in a single Take a look at on Ashes tour of 1968. Australia’s 33rd Take a look at skipper Jarman performed his first sport within the longest format of the sport towards India as a 23-year-old in 1959.

“Barry was one among South Australia’s internationally identified names. He was a fantastic competitor and gentleman, who appreciated the best way the sport ought to be performed and at all times had a terrific sense of humour,” mentioned South Australian Cricket Affiliation (SACA) President Andrew Sinclair in an official assertion.

“He lived his life to the total and was not afraid to share his opinion; you had been by no means left in any doubt as to his view. He was a delight to be round,” he added.

Jarman had a complete of 560 dismissals, together with 129 stumpings from the 191 first-class matches that he performed. 

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