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Leicestershire CCC is sad to learn of the news that BBC Radio Leicester cricket commentator John Shaw has passed away.
John was a kind, polite and extremely knowledgeable man who brought a smile to Grace Road every time he visited.
Messages have been flooding in to us with memories of John, including lots from Leicestershire coaches and players.
Ben Smith said: “It’s an extremely sad day now that John isn't with us. He was well liked and a pleasure to work with. His humour will be missed.”
Rob Taylor said: “Very sad to hear that John Shaw has passed away. He was passionate about cricket and one of the nicest and most approachable guys around.”
Niall O’Brien added: “I am very saddened by the news that John has passed away. This is a real sad day for cricket and the people of Leicestershire CCC.”
Our thoughts are with John’s family and friends at this difficult time.