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English Cricketer, Joey Benjamin Dies At 60



Information reaching our news desk has it that St Kitts-born English cricketer, Joseph Emmanuel Benjamin who was also known as Joey Benjamin has passed away at the age of 60. The news of his death was confirmed on Social Media today though no cause of death has been disclosed yet as of the time of filing this report.

Joey played in one Test and 2 ODIs from 1994 to 1995. He was a strong medium-fast bowler who came into county cricket late, first with Warwickshire and then with Surrey, after success in Minor Counties cricket with Staffordshire.

Former England and Surrey cricketer in a series of tweets via his Twitter confirmed that Joey has passed on.

His tweets read:- Just heard some shocking news about the loss of Joey Benjamin. Joey was one of a kind, incredibly popular in the Surrey dressing room back in the day, so sad. RIP Benjy.

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