Sussex County Cricket Club are saddened to hear of the death of one of their former players John Neal, who passed away last month.
John, a wicketkeeper-batsman who was born locally in Ditchling, played for the County against Lancashire at Old Trafford in 1951. He passed away last month at the age of 85 following a short illness. His funeral will take place on Friday 18th May at 12.00pm, at St Wilfrid's Church, Church Road, Haywards Heath, R16 3QH.
Jim May, Sussex CCC’s Chairman said, “On behalf of everyone at Sussex, I would like to pass on our condolences to John’s family, including his niece Caroline Warburton who kindly contacted the Club”.