BEN Stokes may have ascended to the pantheon of cricket's modern greats
with an innings that will go down in Ashes history but the man who enabled his majestic knock is happy to represent "village cricketers" everywhere.
The tournament provided youngsters an opportunity to share the locker room with modern greats
, he said.
De Gea can not be blamed for being tempted to make a move to Paris Saint-Germain, after all there is a healthy wage and Champions League football, but many would see it as a bit of a step backwards for one of the modern greats
WHEN you look at some of today's modern greats
- with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo at the forefront - you see a group of players with fierce, unwavering ambition.
'Virat Kohli is one of the modern greats
of the game.
Its scope is far-reaching, with pieces by colonial-era Dutch master Albert Eckhout and modern greats
Theodore Gericault and Paul Cezanne, as well as contemporary art-world darlings Glenn Ligon, Kara Walker, and Hank Willis Thomas.
Trent Woodhill has worked with Smith, Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson - and has seen what makes these modern greats
And Radford says victory for his home-town club on August 26 would help owner Adam Pearson realise his ambition of lifting the Black and Whites alongside the likes of Leeds, Wigan and St Helens as one of the modern greats
He gave hard fights to three of the modern greats
of the middleweight division - Felix Sturm, Sergio Martinez and Gennady Golovkin - and he can be counted amongst the best of his many illustrious contemporaries.
It renews a rivalry between two modern greats
with 24 Majors between them - 19 for Williams and five for Sharapova - but the Russian hasn't beaten the American star in over a decade.
So it's the perfect time for Timeform's newest publication, Modern Greats
, which runs to 320 pages and is fully illustrated with colour photos.
This tournament has been won by several of the sport's modern greats
in recent years, including Phil Mickelson, Padraig Harrington, Vijay Singh and Tiger Woods.