The advantage of county cricket

All hail the Sheffield Shield. Nevertheless, county cricket is up there with the best.

Currently, Lancashire and Hampshire are battling it out. If you go to that match you would see the following players:

There is no other place on earth where you can get so many top-class cricketers playing with and against each other so often. It is in this sort of atmosphere that young English players are being exposed to. Don't tell me that having overseas players is bad for English cricket!

Overseas players:
  • Make County cricket more watchable.
  • Make County cricket stronger.
  • Make Young English players more likely to succeed at international level.

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