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The John Player League
Leicestershire v Somerset
The title could be decided this afternoon between two sides that have shown the other counties the way in this year's League. A win for Leicestershire will almost certainly take the trophy to Grace Road for the first time; but if second-placed Somerset upset the favourites, then this season's Championship will continue with an uncertain excitement right up until the last ball.
During the tea interval at 4.10*: Talking Cricket
JOHN ARLOTT talks with ALAN WHARTON (Lancashire and England) about his career and his Lancashire contemporaries.
PETER WALKER introduces the programme which includes news of today's other matches
Commentators at Grace Road, Leicester: JOHN ARLOTT and JIM LAKER
Television presentation


Talks: John Arlott
Unknown: Alan Wharton
Introduces: Peter Walker
Unknown: John Arlott
Unknown: Bill Taylor
Unknown: Johnnie Watherstom
Producer: Bill Taylor

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