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The Smooth Operator

Between Tests in 1986, New Zealand played against Middlesex allowing us a close-up view of Martin Crowe. He was a smooth operator who glided about the crease, his bat appearing to be an extension...


Who should be England’s no3 ?

The absence of Ian Bell and Joe Root’s understandable preference to remain at no4 has created a vacancy at the crucial number three position in England’s batting order. Two prolific county players, Nick Compton...


Beefy and the Cheese

Beefy Botham is 60! Gives all of us who hero worshipped him as youngsters a reality check. I loved him. I loved his energy and enthusiasm and his never say die attitude and his...