Ray Illingworth

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Birthday
8, 1932
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
8, 1932 (age 88)
Birthplace
England

About

Played for Yorkshire from 1951 to 1968 and 1982 to 1983, Leicestershire from 1969 to 1978 and England from 1958 to 1973. He was named Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1960.

Before Fame

He made his first-class debut at age 19 and earned his first cap in 1955.

Trivia

He is one of very few cricketers to have taken 2,000 wickets and made 20,000 runs in First class cricket.

Family Life

His son-in-law Ashley also played for Yorkshire.

Associated With

He was succeeded as the English ODI captain by Brian Close in 1971.

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