The first Glamorgan cricketer to captain England, afterwards Honorary Life Vice-President of MCC from the Marylebone Cricket Club, BBC cricket analyst in the 1990’s. He produced his first-class debut for Glamorgan in 1955 at age 17. He also performed rugby union and gained a blue for Cambridge in The Varsity Match in 1959. He wedded Joan Pritchard in 1962. He was previously vice captain to Ray Illingworth over the English Check squad.