Martin Chandler - ARTICLES

April24

A Millionaire’s Story

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maileycartoon

Arthur Mailey was probably not the greatest leg spinner Australia has produced, but he is surely the most interesting

April22

Imperfect

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imperfect

This week Martin reviews another autobiography of an Indian cricketer, and finds it is anything but just another autobiography by an Indian cricketer

April16

9-86 And All That

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sarfraz

As a breed fast bowlers generally seem to be much more interesting characters than those who specialise in other cricketing disciplines. Pakistan’s 1970s paceman Sarfraz Nawaz is a typical example

April15

Ambassadors of Goodwill

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ambassadors

It has been a while now since we had a new cricket book from Pitch Publishing, but this review of England’s Test tours in the quarter century after the Second World War is right up to their usual high standard

April06

Lance Gibbs

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Gibbs

It is more than forty years since West Indies were able to field a top class spin bowler and it seems unlikely that situation will change in the near future. In this feature Martin profiles the last man to merit the description

April01

Scotland v Australia

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ScotlandvAus

Next week we will be reviewing an important new biography, but for today Martin has been looking at a couple of rather more obscure items. The second is essentially a match programme, but a very collectable and wide ranging one

April01

Andrew Sandham

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Next week we will be reviewing an important new biography, but for today Martin has been looking at a couple of rather more obscure items. The first is what could be said to be the forerunner of the modern benefit brochure