Bannister passes away aged 85


Former Warwickshire fast bowler and esteemed broadcaster Jack Bannister has died at the age of 85.

Bannister took 1198 wickets for Warwickshire in 374 first-class matches over an 18-year career with the county.

He retired from first-class cricket in 1968 and then became a highly respected broadcaster for the BBC.

Bannister was still employed as a cricket correspondent for talkSPORT when he passed away on Saturday.