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Former England batsman and selector Doug Insole passes away

Former England batsman and selector Doug Insole passes away

Doug Insole, former England cricketer, passed away aged 91. Insole played nine Tests after making his debut in 1950. He also had 54 First Class hundreds including one at the Test level. He is better known for his services in administration, having been the president of the Essex Cricket Club and the Marleybone Cricket Club (MCC).

“Doug was one of the most outstanding players and administrators in cricket and affectionately known by everyone at the Club as ‘Mr Essex’,” the club said on its website.

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