Canada news September 15, 2011

Former Canada allrounder Cecil Marshall dies

ESPNcricinfo staff

Cecil Marshall, the former Canada allrounder, who represented the side in the 1979 World Cup died on Saturday aged 71. His performances in the 1979 ICC Trophy helped Canada qualify for the World Cup. His personal highlight in the qualification campaign was against Malaysia, when he top scored with 77 in a match where no one else made a half-century, before taking 3 for 16. After his Canada career, he played cricket and umpired in Ottawa.

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  • Dummy4 on September 15, 2011, 16:21 GMT

    May his soul rest in peace.

  • Dummy4 on September 15, 2011, 16:11 GMT

    Cecil will be remembered by those of us who played with and against him, as a good player and great person. ... Sympathies to his family

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