Former wicket-keeper-batsman for England and Kent County Cricket Club, Wisden's Cricketer of the Year in 1970, ICC Cricket Hall of Famer.
He was named Cricket Writers' Club Young Cricketer of the Year in 1965 after gaining his first Test cap at age 21.
He was voted as England's best post-war wicket-keeper in The Wisden Cricketer magazine in October 2004.
His son James has played first-class cricket for Surrey.
He and Mark Harman have both played first-class county cricket for Kent.