Tributes paid to Ralph Dellor
BERKSHIRE CRICKET CLUB are mourning the death of Ralph Dellor, a director and life member who passed away suddenly at the age of 69 after a short illness, writes David Wright.
He was a highly respected cricket coach, presenter, author and commentator for many years.
TV personality Chris Hollins described Ralph as a “truly wonderful man” adding:
“A real gentleman who loved his cricket.”
Adam Mountford, the producer of the BBC’s Test Match Special, said: “He had an ageless voice and incredible enthusiasm for cricket,” while former England Women’s captain Charlotte
Edwards described him as “a true professional and always a pleasure to work with.”
Ralph had been connected to Berkshire since 1982, initially as a coach, but later was heavily involved in the restructuring of cricket in the county in 1994, helping them to become one of the leading and most successful minor counties in the country.
His son, Tim, is a sports presenter on BBC Berkshire and also works for Radio 5 live.