Almanac Cricket: A Final Session with Barry Jarman

Mike Sexton caught up with Barry Jarman three weeks before he died. Barry was in the mood to reminisce. Here are some of Barry’s stories which sit within Mike’s terrific commentary. [Mighty fine piece. Vale Barry Jarman – JTH]

Jack Russell, Wicket-Keeping Genius

Luke Reynolds profiles a cricketer of unassuming skill and grace, who somehow never had the flair to be labelled ‘great’. England’s ‘Jack’ Russell is one of the greatest wicket keepers of all time. Who else was an ‘almost great’ that deserved to be?