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Student Ruari Crichard talks cricket at Cambridge

Student Ruari Crichard combines his course in Modern and Medieval Languages at St John's with a passion for cricket. He has played for the College, the University of Cambridge, and the Cambridge MCC University side. 

In this short film, Ruari tells us how he got into cricket, how he balances his academic and sporting commitments, and how he hopes to take on Lancashire - the club he has supported since childhood - with the University this season. 

Read more about Ruari – and his drawing inspiration from fellow Johnian and former England cricket captain Mike Brearley (1960) – in the latest issue of Johnian News magazine, at