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W G Grace

Piers Morgan, former editor of the Daily Mirror and lifelong cricket enthusiast, nominates W G Grace as the greatest English cricketer and, some would say, the greatest English sportsman of all time.

Piers Morgan, former editor of the Daily Mirror and lifelong cricket enthusiast, nominates W G Grace as the greatest English cricketer and, some would say, the greatest English sportsman of all time. He seeks to persuade presenter Matthew Parris, who is himself not a fan of cricket, of the achievements of the man who elevated cricket to its unique place in English life. Biographer Simon Rae acts as umpire.

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Tue 30 May 2006 16:30

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