Cliff Tamplin was Glamorgan`s reserve wicket-keepers during the years after the Second World War.
Cliff had an excellent record playing for Cardiff CC before the War, besides playing for the Welsh Schools and Glamorgan Colts. During 1942/43 he made his first-class debut in Indian domestic cricket playing for Bengal in the Ranji Trophy at Calcutta whilst on National Service with the Army.
In 1947 he was called up by Glamorgan to play against the South Africans at the Arms Park, and he appeared in two other games during June 1947 when Haydn Davies succumbed to injury, with Cliff playing against Kent at Rodney Parade in Newport and against Derbyshire at Derby.
Born – Cardiff, 14th May 1920.
Died – Leominster, 1st February 2006.
Best performance for Glamorgan:
First-class – 40* v Kent at Rodney Parade, Newport, 1947.