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David Capel: Former England all-rounder passes away at the age of 57

Former England and Northamptonshire all-rounder David Capel has passed away at home at the age of 57 after a two-year struggle with a brain tumour.

David won 15 Test caps and played in 23 one-day internationals between 1987 and 1990, was diagnosed in 2018.

He was one of the most talented of a cluster of contenders earmarked to fill the boots of the great Sir Ian Botham.

David became the first cricketer from his county to be selected to play for England in 77 years when he was first picked up.