We are deeply saddened to learn that Ray Illingworth has passed away.

Illingworth was capped by Yorkshire in 1955 and went on to become the club’s most successful modern day captain. His success at county level was matched on the international scene, enjoying a long career with England as captain.

Our thoughts are with Ray’s family and the wider Yorkshire family who held Ray so dear to their hearts.

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