“We don’t like cricket — we love it!”

More to Scotland and cricket than thought | Press and Journal

Christie is now 81, and he is still in thrall to the game which he has relished since he was growing up in Fife during the 1940s and 1950s.

As he said: “It has changed a lot down the years, but I’ve played all over Scotland and we went down to England with Freuchie often enough and there isn’t any difference between us and them.

“If people don’t like cricket, that’s fine. But I have never been