Gulf News – Auckland: Former New Zealand skipper Bevan Congdon passed away on Saturday, one day short of his 80th birthday after a long bout of illness.

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  • Auckland: Former New Zealand skipper Bevan Congdon passed away on Saturday, one day short of his 80th birthday after a long bout of illness.
  • “Bevan was at the centre of the New Zealand team at a time it started gaining attention on the international cricket scene for the all the right reasons — in no small part due to his leadership and ability,” NZC chief executive David White said.
  • “He’s left a real legacy in terms of putting New Zealand cricket on the map, and I know the wider cricketer family — not just in New Zealand but worldwide, will be mourning his loss.”


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