Death of Eileen Ash, the world's oldest Test cricketer, debuted before World War II

Eileen Ashe, the oldest Test cricketer, has died at the age of 110. The English Cricket Board (ECB) has paid tribute to him on his demise.

Death of Eileen Ash, the world's oldest Test cricketer, debuted before World War II

Eileen Ash: Ash made his Test debut for England against Australia in 1937 and played a total of seven Tests. Before retiring in 1949, he was 10 wickets faster at an average of 23.00. During his sporting career, he was involved in the British intelligence agency MI16 during World War II.

Ash was a famous personality in his last days. In Lords, the bell is rung frequently before the start of the game. She rang the bell before the start of the game at Lord's during the 2017 Women's World Cup final. In that match, the England women's team defeated the Indian team.

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Death of Eileen Ash, the world's oldest Test cricketer, debuted before World War II

"Our game is indebted to players like Eileen," said Claire Connor, managing director of ECB women's cricket and president of the MCC. I'm so sorry to say goodbye to her today. "

He said: "Heather Knight [England captain] and I visited Eileen about six months before the 2017 ICC Women's World Cup. She was 105 years old at the time - and one of the most significant experiences. Taught yoga, we played snooker. And drank tea. At that time he introduced us to some wonderful stories, including how he got Sir Donald Bradman to sign his bat at a French restaurant in Sydney in 1949. Special. ”

He added: "Our thoughts and prayers are with Eileen's family. They will be saddened by the loss of a wonderful woman. "

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