Sir Geoffrey Boycott is the cover star of the October issue of The Cricketer. About to turn 80 on October 21, Simon Hughes visits the great man’s home and finds he has not lost any of his authority or insight
Sir Geoffrey Boycott is the cover star of the October issue of The Cricketer. About to turn 80 on October 21, Simon Hughes visits the great man’s home and finds he has not lost any of his authority or insight, despite a rare summer out of the public eye.
When George Dobell suffered a family tragedy he was grateful for the kindness shown by Boycott.
Boycott turns 80
Former Surrey and England batsman Monte Lynch tells Huw Turbervill about his childhood in Guyana and how he became part of the Windrush generation; the racism he encountered in cricket; his friendship with Jack Russell, and much more...
Derek Pringle analyses the recent success of Essex and sees a warm, prudent club producing homegrown players, with Simon Harmer the cherry on top.
Derek Pringle on Essex
Vic Marks says Somerset’s great leadership has seen the club roll back the years to the glorious 1980s.
Ollie Robinson of Sussex talks about his England prospects to Huw Turbervill.
Ollie Robinson is our county interviewee
Elsewhere... Barney Ronay says Ian Bell’s brilliance and grace transcended numbers, James Coyne assesses England’s white-ball displays this summer, Mike Selvey says the late David Capel, of Northamptonshire, represented the best of county cricket, Former cricket writer Frances Edmonds (and wife of England and Middlesex spinner Phil) features in Whatever happened to, and recalls her supremely popular cricket books, Nick Friend describes how Jake Lintott’s summer took a strange twist – from teaching to bowling left-arm wrist-spin for Birmingham Bears, Tanya Aldred has sympathy for all those losing their jobs in cricket, but offers hope - and much more!