Mark Benson

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Birthday
6, 1958
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
6, 1958 (age 60)
Birthplace
England

About

Batsman for Kent from 1980 to 1995, considered Kent's greatest post-war opening batsmen, he won six Man of the Match awards.

Before Fame

He was educated at Sutton Valence school in Kent and worked for a time as a marketing assistant for Shell.

Trivia

He became a successful umpire after his playing career and was nominated for the ICC Umpire of the Year award for two consecutive years.

Family Life

His family was a big reason behind his retirement in 1995.

Associated With

He succeeded Chris Cowdrey as Kent County Cricket Club captain in 1991.