Past left-handed batsman for Britain, Wisden Cricketer of the entire year in 1960, referred to as a particularly competent and crowd-pleasing batsman. He was called Youthful Cricketer of the entire year in 1959 from the Cricket Authors’ Association appearing out of Werneth Cricket Golf club. He also earned a cover for Britain in ping pong. His parents’ proceed to Oldham in 1953 was the catalyst for his enthusiasm for cricket. He and David Gower had been both named as you of Wisden’s Cricketers of the entire year while playing for Britain.