This account of the last appearance of the great batsman is taken from a recently published book ‘The Way It Was’. We are grateful to Author and Publisher Stephen Chalke for allowing Cricket Web to feature this on the site.
Martin Chandler - ARTICLES
New Zealand were the fifth country to play Test Cricket back in 1929/30 when an England team lead by Harold Gilligan played a four match series. The purpose of this article is to enable comparisons to be made with the more recent elevations of Zimbabwe and Bangladesh and, perhaps, to stimulate some debate.