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Dave Callaghan (right and pictured with former umpire Dickie Bird) was a “very special person” in cricket in Yorkshire

The man who was widely regarded as the voice of cricket in Yorkshire has died, it has been announced.

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  • Image copyright Yorkshire Cricket Club Image caption Dave Callaghan (right and pictured with former umpire Dickie Bird) was a “very special person” in cricket in Yorkshire The man who was widely regarded as the voice of cricket in Yorkshire has died, it has been announced.
  • He was a “much loved-personality” and “held in the highest regard by players, staff and supporters alike”, Yorkshire Cricket Club (YCC) said.
  • But he was principally “considered by many as the voice of Yorkshire Cricket”, YCC said.
  • “Dave’s passion for Yorkshire cricket was unparalleled and his commentary will forever be associated with some of the greatest moments in our modern history,” the club said in a statement.
  • Mark Arthur, the club’s chief executive, said: “Dave was a very special person who loved Yorkshire County Cricket Club.


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