Oldest Test cricketer dies aged 103
Wednesday, 03 September 2014 - 15:09
Norman Gordon, the former South Africa fast bowler who was the world's oldest Test cricketer, has died aged 103.
Gordon played all five Tests against England in 1938-39, including the famous Timeless Test in Durban that ended in a draw despite stretching for ten days.
He was renowned for his fitness and athleticism during his playing days.
He bowled 92.2 eight-ball overs during that timeless Test.
Gordon was the last surviving Test cricketer to have played before World War 2.
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