England cricketer Derek 'Deadly' Underwood dies at 78

Updated April 16 2024 - 1:20am, first published 1:14am
England spinner Derek Underwood, seen aged 21 in 1966 at Kent's Canterbury ground, has died aged 78. (AP PHOTO)
England spinner Derek Underwood, seen aged 21 in 1966 at Kent's Canterbury ground, has died aged 78. (AP PHOTO)

More than 40 years have passed since his last Test appearance, but among English spinners the achievements of 'Deadly' Derek Underwood, who has died aged 78, stand alone as the benchmark.

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