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- Cover story – our latest issue is a county cricket special, celebrating the best of the English domestic game at a time when we’re missing it most. We begin with our rundown of the county game’s 50 greatest moments of the last 50 years, before matching up a handful of the best sides ever to have competed in the County Championship. We also take a peek behind the curtain at the lives of county umpires, and Australian journalist Melinda Farrell examines her country’s enduring love affair with the English domestic game.
- Jo Harman revisits the joyfully chaotic series between England and West Indies of 20 years ago, when wickets tumbled in the blink of an eye and Nasser Hussain’s side embarked on a brighter future.
- England captain Heather Knight talks to Phil Walker about the NHS, inequality and leadership.
- Scott Oliver considers how and when recreational cricket can resume.
- Jon Hotten tries to gets inside the head of James Vince, the most divisive English batsman of his generation.
- We speak to Ian Bell about the peaks and troughs of his run-filled career.
- Alison Mitchell recalls her first steps in broadcasting alongside an all-time legend.
- Christopher Sandford takes us back to England’s hastily arranged series against the Rest of the World in 1970 and the dramatic sequence of events which led up to it.
- Andrew Miller is left scratching his head at Australia’s rise to the top of the Test rankings.