Allrounder Ron Tindall dies aged 76
Ron Tindall, who has died in Western Australia at the age of 76, won household fame as a footballer with Chelsea, scoring 69 goals in 174 appearances and forming a potent striking partnership with Jimmy Greaves. But he was a very good cricketer as well, playing for Surrey as an offspinning allrounder, scoring 5446 runs at 24.86 and taking 150 wickets at 32.38.
As a professional footballer, Tindall had time to play cricket in the summer and he was on Surrey’s books from 1956 to 1966. He made his debut in 1956 but only played a handful of matches until 1960 when he broke into a side which…
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