Former England all-rounder David Capel has died at the age of 57 after a long illness. According to media reports, former England all-rounder David Capel was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2018. David Capel, who began his first-class cricket career with a tour of Sri Lanka in 1981, played 15 Tests and 23 ODIs for his country.
He scored a career-best 98 against Pakistan in 1987 in Karachi. He made his Test debut against Pakistan in Leeds in 1987. He also played 313 first-class matches in which he took 546 wickets and scored 12,202 runs. He also played 345 List A matches.
David Capel retired from first-class cricket in 1998, after which he served as County Director of Excellence in 1999 and became head coach of Northamptonshire in 2006. England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chief executive officer Tom Harrison has expressed his condolences to his fans and family. “I have the privilege of playing with David Capel,” he said. He was very competitive and determined cricketer. Because of his determination, David Capel took part in the fight against his illness.
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