15 year old cricketer Aaron Beard realised a boyhood dream early today, taking to the field for Essex against England.
Aaron is part of the Essex Academy and usually plays for Chelmsford, but was drafted in after a number of Essex players got injured in England's Ashes warm up match.
He even fielded a ball from the England captain and Essex batsman Alastair Cook.
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Man-of-the-match David Willey led Northamptonshire to 102-run victory over Surrey in the T20 final in Edgbaston, Birmingham.