Death – Obituary News : Former first team captain and club stalwart, Roger Bird, has passed away. The news has deeply saddened Timsbury CC, who shared the announcement on Twitter along with a photo of Bird.
We are deeply saddened to hear of the death of former first team captain and club stalwart, Roger Bird. pic.twitter.com/bFjgLrxnN8
— Timsbury CC (@TimsburyCC) September 10, 2023
Timsbury Cricket Club is mourning the loss of its former first team captain and beloved figure, Roger Bird, who passed away recently. The news of Bird’s death has left the cricketing community in deep sadness and sorrow.
Roger Bird, a stalwart of the club, dedicated his life to the sport he loved. Born and raised in Timsbury, Bird’s passion for cricket blossomed at a young age. He joined Timsbury Cricket Club as a promising youngster and quickly rose through the ranks, showcasing his immense talent and leadership qualities.
Bird’s exceptional abilities with the bat and his tactical acumen on the field earned him the captaincy of the first team. Under his guidance, the team achieved great success, winning several local tournaments and establishing a reputation for excellence. Bird’s calm and composed demeanor, coupled with his exceptional cricketing skills, made him a true inspiration for his teammates.
Off the field, Bird was known for his warm and friendly nature. He was always there to lend a helping hand and provide guidance to aspiring cricketers in the community. Bird’s dedication to the sport went beyond his playing days, as he continued to contribute to the club as a coach and mentor for young players.
The legacy of Roger Bird will forever be etched in the history of Timsbury Cricket Club. His passion, leadership, and commitment to the game will continue to inspire generations to come. The club extends its deepest condolences to Bird’s family and friends during this difficult time.
Timsbury Cricket Club, along with the entire cricketing fraternity, will remember Roger Bird for his immense contributions to the sport and the indelible mark he left on the hearts of those who had the privilege of knowing him. May his soul rest in eternal peace..