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Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar arrives at the Oval in London with a pint of English beer, on April 28, 1992, before making his debut for the Yorshire team on April 30. (Photo credit should read THIERRY SALIOU/AFP/Getty Images)

A somewhat disingenuous title, doubtless calculated to attract interest from the sub-continent, doesn’t alter the fact that the background story of Sachin’s arrival at Headingley in 1992 is an interesting one


Test of Character


This week’s book is the fourth cricketing biography that former Hampshire player and schoolmaster Andy Murtagh has written in recent years, but despite appearing only a year after his life of Barry Richards there is no let up in quality


Cricketers Brave

Duleep Mendis carried off after being felled by Thomson

As the 2016 Sri Lankans leave England after a slightly disappointing visit Martin looks back to the first time the country’s cricketers made an impact here


In Their Own Words


In the space of a year Steve Dolman has produced his first and second books, both excellent, and held down a full time job – we wonder what his secret is?


One Man Show


Next month Garry Sobers will turn 80, and it will be exactly half a century since he led West Indies to victory against England with a peerless allround performance. In this feature Martin tells the story of that Test series


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