Martin Chandler - ARTICLES

April16

Cricket Cartoons

by:
mailey

Wisden apart, there is not much in cricket literature as collectable as Arthur Mailey’s light hearted tour publications, as Martin can explain

April03

Creepy

by:
jpcrawley

Perhaps he didn’t turn out to be quite as good a batsman as his early career suggested he might become, but John Crawley certainly wasn’t helped by the way England teams were selected in the 1990s. In this feature Martin looks back at a career that might have disappointed at times, but which contained its share of highlights.

March19

The 2016 Pakistan Tour of the UK

by:
battersby

The weather is getting warmer and, albeit in the UAE, the English season is beginning so, with much good cricket expected, what better place to start than a reminder that the season just gone was a pretty good one

March12

Worthy Causes Both

by:
redroseworthy

Six Tyldesley’s have turned out for Lancashire, two brothers from Roe Green and four from Westhoughton – three were Test players. This booklet concerns itself in the main with one who wasn’t, but perhaps should have been

March05

God’s Forgotten Cricketers

by:
rsz_odendaal

This week Martin reviews something that is still not very common, a cricket book published in South Africa. By the way, not that we’re running short or anything, but if any of our readers would like to submit a review for publishing on the site we would be delighted to receive it,

February26

Long Tom

by:
graveney

In this feature Martin remembers one of the leading English batsmen from his childhood, and one of his favourites; ‘Long’ Tom Graveney

February26

Pietersen on Cricket

by:
kponcricket

Kevin Pietersen is almost the forgotten man of English cricket these days, but not so long ago he was the biggest draw in the land and in demand with his publisher – is his 2015 book worth a look?