BBC Sport - Richie Benaud: Shane Warne leads tribute to 'Godfather' of cricket

Warne leads tributes to Benaud

Former Australian bowler Shane Warne leads tributes to the "godfather" of cricket Richie Benaud, who has died at the age of 84.

A pioneering leg-spin bowler, Benaud played in 63 Tests, 28 as captain, before retiring in 1964 to pursue a career in journalism and broadcasting.

His final commentary in England came during the 2005 Ashes series, but he continued to work for Channel Nine in Australia until 2013.

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