Rod Marsh, generally considered as one of the greatest wicketkeepers in cricket history, died Friday after having a heart attack at a charity event, according to his former teammates.

Rod Marsh, who died last week after suffering a heart attack at a charity event, was honoured on Friday as a “giant figure” in Australian cricket, having dedicated his life to the game for more than 50 years.

According to his relatives, the 74-year-old had been in an induced coma and died peacefully on Friday morning at an Adelaide hospital. Before becoming a long-serving national selector, he played 96 Tests.

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