Sunday, 17 September 2017

Essex Boys

The County Championship, whether it is sponsored by Schweppes, Brittanic Assurance, Liverpool Victoria or Specsavers is my favourite competition in sport. It is still untarnished, it is enjoyed by a select few and therefore retains an air of innocence. It also throws up surprises year on year. None more so than this year, where we have seen the Essex Boys win the title with two games to spare. As a Middlesex fan brought up on the 80's battles with Essex, this was hard to write but the gentlemen from the east (including Ray and David) deserve their moment. To see the likes of Essex being so successful gives every county supporter hope...