Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Lord Bonkers' Favourite XI: 5. Mike Brearley

5. Mike Brearley
Quite where to bat him was always a puzzle – he once came in at number ten with two of the three Beverley Sisters at nine and eleven – but there was no doubting that he was Terribly Clever and quite the best captain England have had.

These days he works as a psychotherapist and is well versed in the theories of Clement Freud.

Earlier selections
  1. Len Hutton
  2. C.B. Fry
  3. David Steel
  4. Violent Bonham-Carter

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