The Naenae Express


Ewen Chatfield, aka Mer, Charlie or plain old Chats, is one of New Zealand’s most enduring cricketing characters. In this feature Martin looks back at his time in the game


Lord Ted


With more comebacks than Frank Sinatra, Ted Dexter kept the back pages in business for almost forty years. In this feature Martin looks back at his life and times.


England’s Woes


Three years ago, England were on top of the world. Ashes holders after an impressive win away from home, they had a settled unit pushing ever-closer towards the #1 Test ranking. But in 2014, the Ashes have been surrendered, the team is fragmented, and the slide down the rankings has been dramatic. Dan McGrath looks at what went wrong.