Sachin Tendulkar, Joe Root and other cricket greats pay tribute to Yorkshire president John Hampshire

Cricketers past and present have shared tributes to former Yorkshire and England batsman and international umpire John Hampshire, who has died aged 76.

John Hampshire took over from fellow former umpire Dickie Bird as Yorkshire's president in 2016
John Hampshire took over from fellow former umpire Dickie Bird as Yorkshire's president in 2016

New England captain Joe Root and former Yorkshire overseas player Sachin Tendulkar led the tributes on social media after the announcement of Hampshire's death this morning.

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