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Dave Callaghan
Mar 13th, 2018, 12:50pm
 
Tributes have been paid to Dave Callaghan, the man widely regarded as the voice of Yorkshire cricket, who has died aged 63 following a heart attack.
Mr Callaghan, who worked for BBC Radio Leeds and Look North, was taken ill on Friday and died on Monday night.
Yorkshire County Cricket Club (YCCC) said he was a "much loved-personality" and "held in the highest regard".

BBC report here.

ESPN have a tribute here.

"The close-knit world of county cricket is in mourning today following the death of Dave Callaghan, the BBC commentator who was widely regarded as the voice of Yorkshire cricket.

Callaghan suffered a heart attack on Friday and died at the age of 63. In the course of a sports journalism career that spanned 45 years, he worked for BBC Radio Leeds and Look North on TV, but it was his work in covering Yorkshire cricket that earned him his widest acclaim."

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