Richie Benaud was regarded as the Voice of Cricket © Getty Images
Richie Benaud was regarded as the Voice of Cricket © Getty Images

Richie Benaud, the former Australian captain and a legend in cricket commentary, passed away at the age of 84. He was regarded as the Voice of Cricket. His family announced that he passed away peacefully in his sleep on Thursday night in Sydney.

The social media was shocked with this news. The current and former Australian cricketers expressed their grief. Here are some of those Tweets.

 

 

 

 

 

Apart from a being a great cricketer, Benaud was one of successful Australia captains as well. This is a very sad day for World Cricket.