Martin Chandler - ARTICLES

August18

Bayly’s Cricketers’ Almanack?

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In 1864 two cricket annuals began. The modest potboiler of the two is still with us 155 years on. This post looks at the competition, a weighty work of reference that fell by the wayside after just a single edition

July28

The Great Romantic

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nc

It has taken almost half a century since his passing, but it seems that the definitive biography of cricket literature’s most complex character has finally been written

July28

JW McKenzie: Cricket’s Bookman

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There are two JWs whose activities lie close to the hearts of all cricketing bibliophiles – the first of them is now up to his 156th edition, but in purely numerical terms is still some way behind the second, who has just completed his double century