There was good news for local cricket in the New Year Honours list with current Bready and former St Johnston member Manav Bhavsar getting a MBE in the list published today. 

Manav is a Consultant Anaesthetist based at Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry, and was the Clinical Lead of Critical Care throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

He received the Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for services to Healthcare.

His son Khayat and daughter Mansi have both played youth representative cricket for the North West.