Ray Flockton dies aged 81
Ray Flockton, the former New South Wales allrounder, has died at the age of 81 in his hometown of Port Macquarie, a coastal city in east Australia. He played 35 first-class matches between 1951 and 1963, a career that was interrupted by his work as a traffic policeman.
Flockton was a middle-order batsman who made 1695 runs at an average of 41.34, with an unbeaten 264 against South Australia as his personal best. He initially bowled legspin, before switching to medium-pace, and took 27 wickets at 38.03.