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Full name Anthony Geoffrey Jordan Rimell
Born August 29, 1928, Kasauli, Punjab, India
Died October 18, 2007, Sonning, Berkshire (aged 79 years 50 days)
Major teams Cambridge University, Hampshire
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm offbreak
Education Charterhouse; Cambridge University
A right-hand batsman who also bowled offspin, Tony Rimell captained Charterhouse and then forced his way into a Cambridge side where he batted at No. 5 behind four batsmen who had played for England by the time they finished university. His best game was against Worcestershire in 1949 when he made 160 and 72 and also took 4 for 49 in 31 overs. He also played twice for Hampshire.
Plays of the Day from the second ODI between England and India, in Cardiff
Plays of the day from the third ODI between England and India at Trent Bridge
Plays of the day from the tri-series match between Zimbabwe and South Africa
Would he have fared better than the incumbent middle-order batsmen, Root and Ballance?