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Since the death of former Surrey and England bowler Joey Benjamin was announced on Tuesday, many of his teammates and other figures in the game have paid their tributes.

Benjamin played for Surrey between 1992 and 1999, making one Test and two ODI appearances for England in the middle of that time at The Oval. After retirement he remained close to the game, coaching at Reigate Grammar School & Reigate Priory CC.

Following the announcement of his death on Tuesday, lots of ex-Surrey players have shared their condolences & memories online.

Surrey’s captain through the late 1990s and early 2000s, Adam Hollioake was closer than most in the game to Joey.

 

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Some of the other players in those Surrey teams through the 90s included Ali Brown, Mark Butcher, Alex Tudor, Jonathan Batty & Martin Bicknell.

Several of the Club’s current staff also shared their reactions to the news, including player Jade Dernbach, Director of Women’s Cricket Ebony Rainford-Brent & Chairman Richard Thompson.