January 2, 2002

Gordon Tamblyn dies

Victorian Cricket earlier this week lost a fine player and administrator with the passing of former Victorian and St Kilda batsman Gordon Tamblyn.

Gordon, the father of current VCA Chairman and ACB Director Geoff Tamblyn (also a former Victorian and St Kilda representative) played 21 matches for Victoria, scoring 1324 runs at an average of 40.12 with 4 centuries (highest score 136 v QLD in 1940/41). For St Kilda, Gordon who was a fine opening batsman, scored 5504 runs @ 47.80 with 19 centuries.

Gordon was also a former long serving Secretary of the St Kilda Cricket Club.