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Glamorgan cricketers tribute to Maynard postponed

Former Glamorgan player Tom Maynard died in the early hours of Monday morning Photo: Adam Davy/EMPICS Sport

Glamorgan had hoped to hold a minute's silence before their T20 match against Gloucestershire last night, in memory of former player Tom Maynard, who died in the early hours of Monday morning.

Yesterday's fixture was the team's first home match since the news but rain meant that not a single ball was bowled.

Maynard came through the ranks at the club under the eye of his father Matthew, former Glamorgan and England player-turned-coach.

The 23-year-old left the club in 2010 and has since been playing for Surrey, and also had a recent call-up to England B squad the English Lions.

The club will now get their chance to honour their former team-mate on Saturday when they will host Northampton at the Swalec Stadium.

Maynard's body was found near Wimbledon Park Underground station shortly after 5am on Monday morning.

Just hours earlier he had been playing for Surrey in a T20 match against Kent.

Metropolitan Police said a man matching his description ran away after a car being driven 'erratically' was stopped under an hour earlier.

They had, however, lost sight of him.

An inquest into the cricketer's death was opened at Westminster Coroner's Court yesterday and adjourned until 24th September.

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