Not bowled over by Ashes victory

I DID not know that the English cricket team were at war with the Australian cricket team.

These are sportsmen allegedly; half the time they act like idiots. So they have won the Ashes, this is not like dodging bullets, IEDs etc in Afghanistan and not knowing if they will see their families again.

So let's get the message across about who are the heroes. The list is long. Policemen and women, firemen and women, the Ambulance Service.

The English cricket team do not deserve this accolade and, as for certain sections of the press saying they should be on the next Honours List, they are just going over the top – along with their reporting of this series.

John Selby, Mickley Street, Leeds

Leeds, Briggate, 5th December 1971

pedestrian crossing.

YEP Letters: June 24