The regret, however, is that spectators are still not permitted by Government guidelines to attend matches, and watch England’s Test captain Joe Root in one of his rare Yorkshire appearances, at a venue where social distancing is both possible and practical. No wonder YCCC feel stumped by this.
As such, Ministers need to bowl some common sense. After all, Yorkshire’s coach Andrew Gale has suggested that his current squad of players are good enough to be county champions and it would it would be a huge lift to the club, and its loyal spectators, if crowds could be permitted to return in the near future to witness the unmistakable thwack of leather on willow – and a near normal summer.
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