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Norman Gordon (6 August 1911 – 2 September 2014) was a South African cricketer. He played in five Tests in the 1938–39 South African cricket season. He was born in Boksburg, Transvaal. He was the only Test cricketer to live beyond 100 years of age. Gordon became the oldest-ever Test cricketer on 23 March 2011, when he surpassed New Zealander Eric Tindill, who died on 1 August 2010, approximately four months before his 100th birthday.

Gordon died in Johannesburg, South Africa from natural causes, aged 103.


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