SLIDESHOW: Brian Close - A career in pictures

Former Yorkshire and England captain Brian Close has died at the age of 84.

Close became the youngest player ever to win a Test cap for England when he made his debut against New Zealand in 1949 as an 18-year-old.

Brian Close holds the ''Gillette Cricket Cup trophy after winning in 1965.

Brian Close holds the ''Gillette Cricket Cup trophy after winning in 1965.

The famously brave batsman went on to lead his country seven times in 22 Tests, and also captained his native county to win four county championship titles.

Here, we look back at Close’s crcicketing career in pictures ...

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