Crowe is survived by his wife, Lorraine Downs, and two stepchildren.
In a statement his family said "it is with heavy hearts that the family of Martin Crowe advise his death. The family request privacy at this time."
Crowe played 77 tests and 143 one-day internationals for New Zealand in a 13-year career. He scored 5,444 test runs at an average of 45.36 with 17 centuries.
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