Tom Maynard

  • Michael Vaughan says Tom Maynard's death is a lesson for budding cricketers February 27, 2013

    London: Former England captain Michael Vaughan hopes the increased testing for recreational drugs promised by cricket chiefs following the death of Surrey batsman Tom Maynard will "frighten" anyone still using them. A coroner's inquest in central London was told on Monday that Maynard was nearly four times above the legal...
  • ECB vows crackdown on drugs after Tom Maynard's death February 27, 2013

    London: The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) pledged to take all "reasonable steps" to stop players using recreational drugs following an inquest into the death of one the game's rising stars, Tom Maynard, on Tuesday. Surrey batsman Maynard, tipped as a future England international, was electrocuted on a railway line...
  • Maynard was high on drugs before accident: Police February 26, 2013

    London: One of English cricket's rising stars died after being electrocuted on a railway line then struck by a train as he attempted to flee police while on drink and drugs, a coroner's inquest was told Tuesday. Surrey batsman Tom Maynard, widely regarded as a future England international, was found...
  • Strauss pays tribute at Maynard funeral July 5, 2012

    London: England Test captain Andrew Strauss was among the mourners at the funeral of Tom Maynard in Cardiff on Wednesday. The 23-year-old Surrey batsman, buried in his home city, was one of the rising stars of English cricket but he died last month after being hit by a train on a...
  • Stewart laments death of rising star Maynard June 19, 2012

    London: Alec Stewart said Tom Maynard may well have gone all the way to the top as English cricket struggled to come to terms with the death of one of its most promising talents at the age of just 23. Maynard, the son of former Glamorgan and England batsman Matthew...
  • Surrey's Tom Maynard dies in accident June 18, 2012

    London: Tom Maynard, the Surrey batsman and son of former England allrounder Matthew Maynard, has died after being hit by a London underground train, the English county and the Metropolitan Police have confirmed. He was 23. Maynard had started his cricketing career with his original county, Glamorgan, but had moved...