March28

Martin Kent

by:
Martin-Francis-Kent

Gareth Bland looks back at a promising Test career sadly curtailed by injury: the Australian batsman Martin Kent played just three times, all in Botham’s Ashes summer of 1981

March15

Ponny

by:
Ponny

Statistically he is the second best batsman ever to emerge from Australia, yet Bill Ponsford is rarely referred to as one of the greats. In this feature Martin tells his story.

March11

Rapprochement

by:
NPG x305; Gubby Allen by Central Press

Interest in the Bodyline tour is as strong as ever, but in truth the next Ashes series lost little in comparison, even though it is seldom now recalled. In this feature Martin tells the story of the 1936/37 Tests.