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By TWrex
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Full title 'Race and Pace' the West Indian in East Lancashire' was on BBC4, I have just caught up with and is very interesting watch. Social history as much as sporting history, but the clips from way back when are worth 30 minutes of any cricket fan's time by themselves.
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By TWrex
#29233
Indeed listening to Sir Learie was enlightening, the same for his daughter.
I remember Sir Learie adding expert commentary to the BBC cricket tv coverage in the sixties. One of the greats as a man and a cricketer.
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