Multi-talented former WI cricketer Richard Austin is dead

Saturday, February 07, 2015

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KINGSTON, Jamaica – Former West Indies and Jamaica cricketer Richard ‘Danny Germs’ Austin is dead.
OBSERVER ONLINE was informed a short while ago that Austin rated as one of the country’s most talented sportsmen died in hospital after falling on very parlous times.
Austin during his heydays was a top rated batsman, who was also very proficient behind the stumps as well as being a spin bowler. He excelled on the football field and was a noted table tennis player.
Austin was a part of the Kerry Packer led World Series cricket in the late 1970s.


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