One of the most recognizable faces of NCU cricket, Andrew Steven died recently.

The former schoolteacher was a regular spectator around the grounds of Belfast and beyond, perched on the long on boundary in either his beloved Scotland cap or pith helmet.

He had an encyclopedic knowledge of schools cricket in particular, and kept abreast of their progress through the years.

Andrew was a keen archivist and photographer, with an incredible resource of many sports, not just cricket.

Andrew Steven died recently in Belfast

He had a talent for researching obscure sports, with his work on curling, fives and racquets drawing acclaim.

He holds a unique record in that he was the sole paying spectator at a one-day international when his native Scotland played The Netherlands in 2007 at Stormont.

As a reward, he was invited to eat with the players at lunch when the game had been abandoned shortly after the start.

A gathering to scatter Andrew's ashes will be held this summer when restrictions allow.

He had a talent for researching obscure sports, with his work on curling, fives and racquets drawing acclaim.