Former batsman who captained Sussex and England in the early 1960s, Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1961, won the Gillette Cup in 1963 and 1964.
He played in Radley College's first XI from 1950-53 as a wicket-keeper and captain.
He was an amateur golf champion who is thought to have had the potential for greatness had he not pursued cricket.
His daughter's name is Genevieve.
His English record of six consecutive Test 50s was later matched by Alastair Cook.