John Fuller

Left-arm piechucker. Cricket journalist, author of All Wickets Great and Small, fond of tech, tea and cake.

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Harry Brook’s journey to a County Championship debut with Yorkshire

Harry Brook (pictured right with Yorkshire Academy) is having the kind of week where he must be pinching himself. The eighteen year-old, who hails from Keighley, was recently awarded a full-time junior professional contract by Yorkshire County Cricket Club and is now in the midst of his Championship debut down at Lord’s. Keeping an ear to the ground has flagged… Read more →

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Leeds Bradford MCCU miss finals but should remain first-class

Leeds Bradford MCCU find themselves kicking their heels at the conclusion of their university summer having failed to qualify for any finals this year. Finishing fifth in the 50-over BUCS Premier A, fourth in the two-day MCCU Championship and not reaching the T20 Finals Day represents a disappointing return after several bumper years. It’s the evolving nature of MCC Universities… Read more →

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Cricket’s War of the Roses delivers but how much does it matter to fans?

Match day at Headingley. Yorkshire v Lancashire in the County Championship. Serious stuff. The walk up Beechwood Crescent tried to lighten the mood with an appeal to ‘Smile Beautiful’ emblazoned in blue (lipstick perhaps?) on a road sign. It was muggy and threatening clouds confirmed that I ought to have paid closer attention to the forecast. Falling into step with… Read more →

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