An Aberdeenshire Cricket Club professional who fell critically ill this summer is making the first signs of recovery.
There were plenty of sombre individuals on the Scottish cricket circuit last week.
Scottish cricket has reacted with shock to the news that the club professional at Aberdeenshire Cricket Club is receiving intensive treatment at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary for a serious illness.
Aberdeenshire’s overseas players have called for the creation of new competitions to encourage youngsters to pursue the game after they have left school.
It’s always disappointing for any cricketer when the rain arrives after a long period of sunshine.