Martin Chandler - ARTICLES

November21

A Long Half Hour

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A Long Half Hour

Although it has been a while since Stephen Chalke’s last book appeared it seems from Martin’s review that, like Sachin Tendulkar’s batting, his writing is as good as ever.

October30

What The Fates Have Decreed

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Matthew Hoggard

In our last “Ashes Flashback” before the battle starts Martin goes back a quarter of a century. In doing so he has discovered that England will be retaining the Ashes with a famous victory

October27

A Lesson In Libel

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ScalesOfJustice1

Sportsmen should confine their battles to the field of play and not fight them in a courtroom – in this feature we remind them all why that is sound advice.

October18

The Victory Tests

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victorytests2

An important new book, “The Victory Tests” by Mark Rowe, has just been published. In this feature, with the aid of an extract from the book, we look back at English cricket in 1945.

October18

The Victory Tests

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The Victory Tests

An important new book by Mark Rowe has just been published. Martin and David have both been reading it and, it seems, they were not disappointed.

October11

My Cricket Companion

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Alec Stewart My Cricket Companion

This week Martin looks at a book published last year in Alec Stewart’s name. It’s fair to say he wasn’t overly impressed, but did see some merit in it.