Doug Insole CBE (1926-2017)


It is with deep regret that Essex County Cricket Club announces the passing of former player, Captain, Chairman and President, Doug Insole CBE who passed away peacefully at home last night, at the age of 91 years old.

Doug was one of the most outstanding players and administrators in cricket and affectionately known by everyone at the Club as ‘Mr Essex’.

A further statement will be released in due course and the Club wish to send condolences to Norma and Doug’s family and friends at this time.