Former Australia captain and broadcaster Benaud dies

Reuters News
Posted: Apr 09, 2015 6:58 PM

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Former Australia captain Richie Benaud has died, his employer Channel Nine television said on Friday.

The 84-year-old Benaud had been battling against skin cancer and died on Thursday night, the station said on their website.

(Reporting by Greg Stutchbury in Wellington, editing by Tony Jimenez)