John Watkins dies aged 98 ten days after contracting Covid-19

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The South Africa allrounder of the 1940s and 1950s was the oldest living Test cricketer in the world

Former South Africa allrounder John Watkins died in Durban on Friday after being infected with Covid-19 ten days ago, CSA said in a statement, adding that “he had been in failing health for some time”. He was the oldest Test player alive.

(With Inputs from ESPN)

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