Australia lose one of its greatest players and most influential figure Rod Marsh due to a heart attack last week. Marsh played 96 Tests and claimed a world record of 355 dismissals and he set the wicket-keeping standards high during his career between 1970 and 1984 and 92 ODIs.
His contribution to the game continued after he retired from playing, as he was head of the Australian cricket academy in Adelaide, where he worked with the likes of Ricky Pointing and helped usher in a dominant era of Australian cricket.
He played vital roles for Australia by doing commentary and also became Australia’s chairman of selectors in 2014 and he was heading for 2 years. When we talk about top nosh wicket-keepers, Rod Marsh name will be on the list for his high standards and also a very handy batsman.
Australian team, who are now in Pakistan for the Test match, ODI and T20I, are expected to wear black armbands as a mark of respect for the champion wicketkeeper.