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Essex County Cricket Team

Essex County Cricket Club’s best batsman, Keith Fletcher, and the ‘Cricketer’s Cricketer’, bowler John Lever speak to Anglia TV.

Sport 1977 4 mins

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It’s 1977 and Essex County Cricket Club are in their heyday. Gerry Harrison, for Anglia Television, interviews two of the players, Team Captain (and the team’s best batsman - after Gooch, maybe) Keith Fletcher, and left-arm pace bowler, the ‘Cricketer’s Cricketer’, John Lever. Both are confident for the season ahead. We also see Keith Boyce, Kenny McEwan, Graham Martin, and Ray East.