You can’t help being inspired by our unheralded heroes

Peter Hayter talks to two disability cricketers, Liam O’Brien and Ronnie Jackson, on the opportunities that the sport has given them
Raise the issue of role models in disability cricket and, as far as the majority of the “able-bodied” community is concerned, only one springs to mind, if any.
Back in October 2016, England’s Liam Thomas became a social media sensation when, fielding in the deep against Pakistan in a four-team ICC Academy T20 tournament in Dubai, the 22-year old dived to prevent a boundary only for the ball to fly in one direction and...

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