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Ron Lynch (cricketer)

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Full name  Ronald Victor Lynch
Name  Ron Lynch
1954  Essex
Batting style  Right-handed

Born  22 May 1923 (1923-05-22) Stratford, Essex, England
Died  28 June 2012(2012-06-28) (aged 89) Woodford Green, London, England

Bowling style  Slow left-arm orthodox

Ronald Victor Lynch (22 May 1923 – 28 June 2012) was an English cricketer. Lynch was a right-handed batsman who bowled slow left-arm orthodox. He was born at Stratford, Essex.

Lynch made his first-class debut for Essex against Nottinghamshire at the Old County Ground, Brentwood, in the 1954 County Championship. He made two further first-class appearances for the county in that season, against Northamptonshire at the Town Ground, Rushden, and Lancashire at Aigburth, Liverpool. In his three matches, he took a total of 4 wickets at an average of 26.75, with best figures of 4/64. With the bat he scored 7 runs.

Besides playing cricket, Lynch had a distinguished role as an administrator of the sport in Essex, as one of the driving forces behind the creation of the Essex League in 1972, serving as its Chairman from 1972 to 1993, and later as Honorary Vice President. He died at Woodford Green, Essex, on 28 June 2012, following a long illness. His funeral was held at the City of London Cemetery and Crematorium.

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