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Richie Benaud became the first player to reach 200 wickets and 2,000 runs in Test cricket, 1963

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Richie Benaud on e of my cricket heros. Watched him in the nets at the Easter Show (I think) one year.

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Richie Benaud dies - aged 84: sport pays tribute

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Richie Benaud. What would cricket broadcasting be in Australia with old Ritchie, not to mention the whole captaining Australia and being one of the best spin bowling all rounders of all time :)

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Richie Benaud - Australian Test Cricket Captain and legendary commentator. RIP Richie, 10/04/15

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As Richie Benaud hangs up his mic we look back at his brilliant career - top ten

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Richie Benaud, cricketer and broadcaster - obituary

Richie Benaud, who has died aged 84, became so celebrated as the most intelligent and articulate of television cricket commentators that his youthful triumphs, as one of Australia’s greatest all-rounders and most inspirational captains, tended to be overlooked. In his seventies Benaud wryly observed that he had lost count of the number of times young cricket fans asked if he had ever played the game. He was, in fact, the first Test player in history to achieve the double of more than 2,000…