Not really funny but very interesting. There were two Yorkshire all rounders who were in the first two waves of attack at the Somme. They both ended up in the same bunker together. One died and one survived, the one that survived ended up taking the others place in the team.
When Australia scored a world record 721 in a day during the '48 Invincibles tour at Southend, Essex also created their own little bit of history by being the only county side to bowl them out that summer.