Former Hampshire cricketer Ray Flood’s funeral will be held next week.

All are welcome to attend East Chapel, Southampton Crematorium at 11.45am on Thursday, March 27 at 11.45am.

A service to celebrate Ray’s life at The Church of St Michael and All Angels, Lyndhurst is also open to all at 2pm.

One of eight brothers, including former Saints forward John, Ray played for Hampshire from 1956-60.

A stalwart of Lyndhurst CC and Swan Green CC, he passed away last week, aged 78, following a six-month battle against cancer.