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JOHANNESBURG - South African Norman Gordon, who was the oldest former Test cricketer, died Tuesday aged 103 in Johannesburg. 

View of the Kingsmead cricket ground in Durban, where South Africa's Norman Gordon bowled 92.2 eight-ball overs in the famous 'timeless' 1939 match between South Africa and England, which lasted for 10 days before being declared a draw

"Norman died peacefully this morning in the flat where he lived for 60 years," friend and former South Africa Test skipper Ali Bacher told reporters.

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