Australian cricket legend Rod Marsh tragically dies after struggling a coronary heart assault
- Sporting world mourning tragic dying of Australian cricket legend Rod Marsh
- Former wicketkeeper died on Friday aged 74 every week after struggling coronary heart assault
- Performed 96 Checks and went on to function a selector for the Australian staff
Australian cricket legend Rod Marsh has tragically misplaced the battle of his life every week after he suffered a serious coronary heart assault.
Marsh, 74, was rushed to hospital final Thursday after he suffered a coronary heart assault whereas visiting Bundaberg in Queensland for a cricket charity occasion.
He was positioned in an induced coma and died on Friday morning, a number of days after he was airlifted to an Adelaide hospital.
Rod Marsh has died every week after he was rushed to hospital struggling a serious coronary heart assault
The legendary wicketkeeper performed 96 Checks for Australia and went on to function a selector for the nationwide staff.
Marsh scored 3,633 runs and took 355 dismissals throughout his illustrious profession between 1970 and 1984 and was the primary Australian wicketkeeper to attain a Check century in 1972-73.
He was inducted into Cricket Australia’s Corridor of Fame in 2005.
Marsh’s household confirmed the cricket legend was in a crucial situation earlier this week.
‘We all know there’s a number of curiosity in Dad’s situation and our household has been overwhelmed by the messages of affection and assist from all world wide,’ the assertion learn.
Rod Marsh (pictured within the Eighties) performed 96 Checks for Australia within the Seventies and Eighties
‘We’ve listened to and browse each considered one of them and we’re extremely grateful to everybody.’
The household additionally thanked workers at Bundaberg Hospital, the Australian Cricketers’ Affiliation, and Bulls Masters officers for maintaining him alive.
Marsh’s dying has sparked an outpouring of tributes.
‘So unhappy to listen to the information of the passing of Rod Marsh. What a legend of a cricketer, an amazing bloke who made everybody really feel welcome on this nice recreation,’ Aussie girl’s cricket nice Lisa Sthalekar tweeted.
Marsh’s dying coincides with the primary Check in opposition to Pakistan, which will get underway on Friday, the place Australian gamers are anticipated to put on black armbands within the legend’s honour.
Extra to return.