The June one

      Another first day of the month gem from the Beggarstaff Brothers and this time a cricket match and a bit of rather nostalgic doggerel that could have been written for John Major.
      The two players featured don't look like born athletes that can speed between the wickets for the runs so they must be packing the power to hit a succession of boundaries, and the batsman must be confident too because he isn't wearing pads.
      Or maybe the thoughts of the batsmen and the wicket keeper have turned to the forthcoming pavilion tea with meat pies, ham and roast beef sandwiches followed by a few traditional ales after the game.
      Thinking about that...