AuthorRob Stephenson

Joe Clarke: The Spectre At The Feast?

Today Rob Stephenson asks what’s next for one of England’s brightest but most controversial young batsmen … English batting at the moment seems in reasonable health. Since the retirement of the colossus that was Alistair Cook two and a half years ago, a number of young batsmen have come into the team – Rory Burns (yes, young in terms of experience), and Messrs Sibley, Crawley, Pope and now Lawrence. The first four have all scored maiden test hundreds and Dan Lawrence may...

County Stalwarts: Digger Martin

Here’s new writer Rob Stephenson with a tribute to Lancs legend Peter Martin … My first experience of live cricket was back in 1991- a reserve England side played Sri Lanka A at Old Trafford. I got my first ever autograph from a tall blonde bloke wondering round the boundary. This was Peter Martin. Shortly after this match I became a Lancashire member, and my teenage years of cricket watching coincided with the great Lancashire one day team of that era. They won a number of trophies...


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