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England dream come true for schoolboy

Aaron Beard fielding for Essex against England today Credit: PA

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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