Played for Yorkshire for fourteen years and won seven County Championships, regarded by many as the best wicket-keeper of his generation.
He was born in Hull and began his unique career with Yorkshire in 1955.
He set a record for the most catches in an English cricket season with ninety-six.
His father, Jim, was also a skilled wicket-keeper.
He and Indian leg spinner B.S. Chandrasekhar were both named as one of Wisden's Cricketers of the Year.