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Midsomer Murders

An extreme case of fast bowling leads to murder… Having cricket balls fired at you at close range is a pretty unusual way to die, even in Midsomer!
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An extreme case of fast bowling leads to murder… Having cricket balls fired at you at close range is a pretty unusual way to die, even in Midsomer!

An extreme case of fast bowling leads to murder… Having cricket balls fired at you at close range is a pretty unusual way to die, even in Midsomer!

The unfortunate victim is the captain of a dynamic team who play a fast and furious style of cricket. Not everyone in the village of Lower Pampling is keen on the traditional game being overshadowed, however, while other surprising tensions also emerge…

There are some fun guest spots from veteran actors Susan Jameson and John Bird but all eyes will be on Jason Hughes when he makes a very welcome return as Barnaby's former sidekick Ben Jones, who gives his former boss a shock when he rocks up claiming to be cricketer 'Jack Morris'.

Will he tell Barnaby what on earth is going on before the killer strikes again?