Mike Denness http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/48510/all en Cricket: Former England captain Denness dies, aged 72 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130419/cricket-former-england-captain-denness-dies-aged-72 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Former England captain Mike Denness died aged 72 on Friday after a long battle with cancer.</p> <p>Denness was the only Scotsman ever to captain England, leading the team in 19 of his 28 Tests between 1969 and 1975.</p> <p>He also played 12 one-day internationals and went onto become an ICC match referee.</p> <p>Denness was awarded an OBE in this year's New Years Honours for services to sport.</p> <p>His reign has England captain was marred by a strained relationship with Geoff Boycott, then one of the team's star performers.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130419/cricket-former-england-captain-denness-dies-aged-72" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Mike Denness Mike Denness Wisden Cricketers of the Year AFP Fri, 19 Apr 2013 16:30:57 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5820390 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Former England captain Denness dies, aged 72 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130419/cricket-former-england-captain-denness-dies-aged-72-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Former England captain Mike Denness died aged 72 on Friday after a long battle with cancer.</p> <p>Denness was the only Scotsman ever to captain England, leading the team in 19 of his 28 Tests between 1969 and 1975.</p> <p>He also played 12 one-day internationals and went onto become an ICC match referee.</p> <p>Denness was awarded an OBE in this year's New Years Honours for services to sport.</p> <p>His reign as England captain was marred by a strained relationship with Geoff Boycott, then one of the team's star performers.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130419/cricket-former-england-captain-denness-dies-aged-72-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Mike Denness Mike Denness Wisden Cricketers of the Year AFP Fri, 19 Apr 2013 17:31:55 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5820461 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Former England captain Denness dies, aged 72 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130419/cricket-former-england-captain-denness-dies-aged-72-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Former England captain Mike Denness died aged 72 on Friday after a long battle with cancer.</p> <p>Denness was the only Scotsman ever to captain England, leading the team in 19 of his 28 Tests between 1969 and 1975.</p> <p>He also played 12 one-day internationals and went onto become an ICC match referee.</p> <p>Denness was awarded an OBE in this year's New Years Honours for services to sport.</p> <p>His reign as England captain was marred by a strained relationship with Geoff Boycott, then one of the team's star performers.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130419/cricket-former-england-captain-denness-dies-aged-72-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Mike Denness Mike Denness Wisden Cricketers of the Year AFP Fri, 19 Apr 2013 20:30:48 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5820593 at http://www.globalpost.com