It’s been a fantastic year for the County Championship, going right up to the last matches to decide who would be the winners and who would be relegated.
The Yorkshire Cricket Club under 15s were in Jersey last week to take part in the annual five day Standard Bank Under 16 County Cricket Festival, the longest running youth county cricket festival in the British Isles.
It seems to be the modern thing to win the toss and bat regardless of the conditions. (Pakistan have just made the same mistake at Edgbaston).
In the first of an occasional series Geoffrey brings to life some of the immortals from his past.