To gaze over the cricket ground at Worcester yesterday, where the sun shone from a milky blue sky and the horse-chestnut trees were in garish early leaf, was to be struck by nature's powers of regeneration. For much of last summer New Road was a scene of desolation, twice submerged during the cruellest summer floods in its history. Today championship cricket returns when Worcestershire face Leicestershire. It is a cause for thanks.
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