Rod Marsh: Legendary Australian Cricketer Dies at 74

Rodney William Marsh, born in 1947, was an Australian professional cricketer who played as a wicketkeeper for the Australian national team.

Rod Marsh had a remarkable career. In 96 Tests, he set a world record of 355 wicket keeping dismissals.

After his playing career, he remained closely linked to the game as head of the Australian Cricket Academy, helping nurture dozens of players

The veteran player had been in an induced coma and passed away peacefully in an Adelaide hospital on Friday morning, his family confirmed.

Marsh suffered a heart attack in Queensland last week and was in an induced coma at Royal Adelaide Hospital until his death.

Marsh was inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame in 2009 and ICC Chief Executive Geoff Allardice paid tribute to the likeable Australian.