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Cricket: The John Player League: Lancashire v Warwickshire


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As the cricket season nears its completion Lancashire face the near incredible prospect of winning all three major England titles - the Championship, the Gillette Cup and the League. As defending title holders in the League they have maintained their ascendancy of last year to such an extent that they had only been beaten twice by the beginning of August - but in the last few weeks Warwickshire have emerged in the League as one of the counties likely to challenge them.

During today's tea interval, at approximately 4.0 pm, Lord's Taverner Eric Sykes will read extracts from Herbert Farjeon's Cricket Bag.

Frank Bough introduces the programme which includes news of all today's other cricket fixtures: Essex v Derbyshire, Gloucestershire v Kent, Hampshire v Glamorgan, Leicestershire v Northamptonshire, Middlesex v Surrey, Nottinghamshire v Somerset, Worcestershire v Yorkshire
('It could have killed cricket page 9)


Presenter: Frank Bough
Commentator at Old Trafford: John Arlott
Commentator at Old Trafford: Jim Laker
Author (Herbert Farjeon's Cricket Bag): Herbert Farjeon
Reader (Herbert Farjeon's Cricket Bag): Eric Sykes
Television Presentation: Alan Mouncer
Television Presentation: Bob Duncan

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