Well, it is that time of year. The smell of freshly cut grass. The crack of leather apon willow. Scrubbing the grass stains out of white clothing. Or, so far this year, the sound of rain on the roof. Cricket season is here again.
Harry will be starting off in the Superstar Academy, James is year 6 playing hardball. At least the practices are both on the same day.
After Christmas, James's rules will change - and Out will mean Out. Unless it is the first over faced.
We've had one school game and one club game so far. The boys played well — won the school game but lost the club game — considering they've only had one practice and that was a fortnight ago.