August18

A blast from the past – World Sports magazine

by:
Denis Compton, 1947 Sportsperson of the Year

Dave recalls inspirational cricket writing from his childhood, in particular the great Neville Cardus, who shared our own Martin Chandler’s sentiments on Lancashire (and Yorkshire).

August13

Gentleman and Player

by:
cowdreymurt

As the third writer to have chronicled the life of a national treasure Andrew Murtagh took on a tricky challenge with this one, but from Martin’s review would seem to have emerged triumphant

August13

Harry Graham

by:
untitled

In case you thought we only had one dyed in the wool cricket tragic on the book review team Archie reminds us that he is just as severe a case as Martin, albeit without the red rose tinted spectacles

August09

Cricket’s Biggest Betting Sponsors Around the World

by:
unibet

Although you’re unlikely to see the kind of brazen betting provider advertising that’s rife in football, the world of cricket does have its fair share of sponsorship deals from bookmakers. Often taking a more background role, their logos rarely appear on shirts in the same way you see in other sports. In fact, many of […]

August06

The Lord of Lord’s

by:
lordoflords

This week’s book delves way back into the history of the game, the story beginning back in the reign of Charles I, and ending more than a decade before Test cricket began

July30

The Kings of Summer

by:
kings of summer

Having already reviewed one very different book on the subject Martin has been reading Duncan Hamilton’s book about the climax of the 2016 County Championship

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