Eric Tindill, the oldest Test cricketer, is presented a signed bat by the New Zealand Cricket chairman Alan Isaac on his 99th birthday, Wellington, December 18, 2009 © Getty Images

  • Dec 18, 2009

    Eric Tindill, the oldest Test cricketer, turns 99 © Getty Images

  • Dec 18, 2009

    Eric Tindill, the oldest Test cricketer, celebrates his 99th birthday © Getty Images

  • Mar 16, 2005

    Eric Tindill pictured with his numbered cricket cap and his original rugby jumper © Getty Images

  • Mar 16, 2005

    Eric Tindill pictured in March 2005 © Getty Images

  • May 16, 1937

    Eric Tindill pictured on New Zealand's 1937 tour of England © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • Dec 16, 1935

    Eric Tindill pictured on the 1935-36 All Blacks tour of Britain © ESPNcricinfo Ltd