Martin Chandler - ARTICLES

June26

Roy Marshall – A Forgotten Hampshire Hero

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After World War Two a number of Commonwealth cricketers gave up the possibility of long term Test careers in order to earn a living with English counties – one of the very best of them was Roy Marshall of Hampshire and West Indies

June11

Firestarter

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In this year’s Wisden Marcus Berkmann described this one as a ‘waste of ink and paper’ – either Martin is a soft touch or Mr Berkmann didn’t read the book, or both

June09

Burgey

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Peter Burge, as Mike Atherton would have seen him

That got your attention. Read on for the story of Peter Burge, who we believe was unrelated to CW’s finest, but as the quote from Mike Atherton demonstrates their personalities are not dissimilar, so perhaps there is a common heritage

May28

Endean

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Biographies of cricket’s lesser lights are often more satisfying than those that tell the stories of the game’s superstars, and this life of South African Russell Endean is certainly an example