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The 'Scandal' That Started Youth Cricket

As a young boy, fearing he would be unable to play cricket at his new school, Andrew Redfern wrote a letter about his plight to the Minister of Sport. The letter caused quite a scandal! But it did also begin his long and happy relationship with Wirksworth and Middleton Cricket Club.

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