I never knew him but if we can ever hope to achieve a measure of immortality, it is through the words and memories of those who knew us. It sounds like he was a wonderful person. Taken too soon. Sad day!
The Ben Stokes 1 in a million performance in the third test really saved the England series here. Not a great series but certainly memorably. I’m just glad this thread didn’t get shut down by our US moderators 😀