South West Wales

Tributes paid to former Glamorgan cricketer Jamie Bishop

Jamie Bishop Image copyright Glamorgan Cricket Club
Image caption Jamie Bishop played for Pontarddulais CC. The club held a minute's silence before their game on Saturday

Tributes have been paid to a former Glamorgan cricketer who was found dead at his Swansea flat on Friday.

Jamie Bishop, who was 44, was a left-handed batsman who also represented Wales at minor county level.

Glamorgan cricket club chief executive Hugh Morris described him as "a hugely talented cricketer" who had an outstanding record for Pontarddulais cricket club.

South Wales Police is not treating the death as suspicious.

Tributes were also paid on social media, from sporting figures including Steve James, Edward Bevan, Sean Holley, John Devereux and Rick O'Shea.

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