July28

Gavaskar and Boycott

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The former Sheriff of Mumbai and sometime opening batsman.

Gareth Bland compares the Test careers of those two all-time great opening batsmen, Sunil Gavaskar and Geoffrey Boycott.

July24

Going Out on a High

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In this feature Martin tells the story of Seymour Nurse, one of those fine West Indian batsmen whose legacy is hidden behind the mighty reputation of Garry Sobers

July14

Barry Richards Set For Ashes Date

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Barry Richards will be at Lord’s this Thursday to sign copies during the lunch interval of England’s second Ashes Test against Australia. Richards, along with co-writer Andrew Murtagh, will be on hand to sign copies of Sundial in the Shade at the dedicated signings booth outside the main Lord’s Shop situated by the East Gate. […]

July10

Dean Headley – A Career Too Short

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A career brought to a close by injury is always a story with a sad ending. At 30 Dean Headley wasn’t going to match the achievements of his grandfather, but there would have been plenty more wickets for him to take in the 21st century. In this feature Martin remembers a man who gave England fans some much needed good days during a difficult era

July03

Bodyline!

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It looks like being an interesting summer for England as they attempt to compete on equal terms with Australia once more, so Martin looks back at another series in which they were expected to struggle, but which turned out to be the most famous Ashes series of them all