From this month’s Cricketer.
Sajid Mahmood of Lancashire and Gerard Brophy of Yorkshire are answering questions about Roses cricket.
Q – How many County Championships have Yorkshire and Lancashire won between them?
Mahmood – Three.
Brophy – No, it’s got to be more than that. I reckon seven.
Mahmood – Never.
A – 37. Out of interest, which of the two counties has won the Championship most?
Mahmood – It’s got to be Lancashire.
Q – Name the top five Test run-scorers who played for Yorkshire and Lancashire?
Mahmood– What about Fairbrother? David Lloyd?
Brophy – We’ve got four. Vaughan, Boycott, Atherton and Hutton.
Mahmood – Sutton? Luke Sutton never played for England.
(Geoffrey Boycott – Now that’s what I call …)