Martin Chandler - ARTICLES

February25

The Old Bald Blighter – Part III

by:
grovel

Thirty years on David Tossell wrote the story of the 1976 West Indian summer. His account of “that session” is a modern classic and a fitting conclusion to Brian Close’s story.

February22

Of Didcot And the Demon

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Of Didcot And The Demon

The final years of Mr Alan Gibson’s life were a sad end to one of the most entertaining of all cricket writers. At least we can enjoy his fine writing once more with this new offering.

January17

No Boundaries

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No Boundaries

Two stars may well be the lowest rating Martin has ever awarded, so I was convinced this would be one to miss until I read the last paragraph of the review. Now I am not so sure.

January11

Cricket Web Book of The Decade

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Bodyline Autopsy

Those regular readers may notice that when reviewed, our winning book only received 4.5 stars. This occurred because there was an agreement between the staff that we would not award five stars, but this policy has since changed and there is no doubt that our winner is a five star book.

December27

Shabash! Pakistan

by:
fazal

Kennington Oval, 17th August 1954. A great bowler surveys the scene of what was, perhaps, his greatest triumph. In this feature CricketWeb tells the story of a unique victory.