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April05

‘Googly’ of The Daily Express

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This week we have a look at another cricket writer from long ago, although on this occasion the name is not a well known one

March29

Percy Cross Standing

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This week we go back to Edwardian times, and a largely forgotten man who nonetheless was a writerwho made some important early contributions to the literature of our great game

March08

An Indian Cricket Quarterly

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This week Martin looks at an Indian periodical that shares its name with the best cricket magazine of them all and, to be fair, loses little in comparison to Rowland Bowen’s masterpiece

March01

The Lillywhites

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Since 1901 Wisden has stood alone as cricket’s leading annual – in this post Martin has a look at some Victorian rivals that the almanack had to see off along the way

February23

Sir Home Gordon Bart.

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In his time the subject of this week’s post was one of the most prolific writers on the game albeit not, perhaps, one of the best. Nonetheless Home Gordon’s story is an interesting one

February09

A Look at Louis Duffus

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South Africa has not produced too many noted cricket scribes and, technically, did not produce this gentleman either, but we are still going to treat him as the first noted South African writer on the game