Mourners gather to remember Welsh cricketer

Llandaff Cathedral
Mourners gather outside Llandaff Cathedral Photo: ITV Wales News

Mourners have gathered at Llandaff Cathedral in Cardiff to pay their respects to Welsh cricketer Tom Maynard.

The body of the 23-year-old was found near a London underground train station in Wimbledon on June 18.

Tom Maynard
Tom Maynard 1989 - 2012 Credit: Adam Davy/EMPICS Sport

Maynard, who played for Surrey, was the son of former England and Glamorgan batsman Matthew Maynard and was described as having 'enormous potential'.

Shortly after his death, the England and Wales Cricket Board issued a statement saying 'Experts both inside and outside the club predicted he would soon follow in the footsteps of his father Matthew by graduating to full England honours.'

At the time of his death, the former England captain Andrew Flintoff tweeted that it was 'tragic news that a great lad Tom Maynard is no longer with us.'

Mourners going to funeral service
Friends and relatives attending the funeral in Cardiff Credit: ITV Wales News

Carl Edwards reports.