Former Australian Test cricketer Barry Jarman dies at 84

Adelaide, July 18

Former Australian take a look at wicketkeeper and ex-International Cricket Council match referee Barry Jarman has died.

He was 84.

The South Australian Cricket Association stated Jarman died on Saturday. They didn’t give additional particulars.

Jarman made his Test debut in 1959 and was first-choice wicketkeeper Wally Grout’s understudy on excursions. The South Australian stored wicket extra frequently for Australia after Grout’s retirement in 1966, enjoying 12 checks in 13 months earlier than he additionally retired.

Jarman captained Australia in a single Test on the 1968 Ashes tour of England when Bill Lawry was injured.

Overall Jarman performed in 19 checks and scored two half-centuries amongst his 400 runs at a mean of 14.81.

“Barry was one of South Australia’s internationally known names. He was a great competitor and gentleman, who appreciated the way the game should be played and always had a terrific sense of humor,” South Australian Cricket Association president Andrew Sinclair stated.

He is survived by his spouse, Gaynor, and 4 youngsters. — AP

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