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February23

The Style Was The Man

by:
Gower

Despite the burden of a decade of Tory misrule there were some things in the 1980s that could take Martin’s thoughts away from the subject of how to change the world. Foremost amongst them was David Gower’s batting

February19

Jeffrey Stollmeyer

by:
stollmeyer

In this feature Martin looks back at the life and times of a fine West Indian opening batsman, Jeff Stollmeyer, whose contributions at the top of the batting order were vital to the first great West Indian team

February05

Zed

by:
zaheer

It is remarkable how strong some memories remain despite the passing of almost half a century – one of Martin’s most vivid recollections is of the batting of Zaheer Abbas at Edgbaston in the summer of 1971

January25

Jacker

by:
jacker

In the days when it was possible to so Stanley Jackson had careers in business, politics and soldiering as well as cricket. In this feature Martin tells his story

November24

The Flower of the Flock

by:
tip

Although he won’t come out and say so some of us at CricketWeb suspect Martin believes that James Vince’s first Ashes trip is going to be reminiscent of Tip Foster’s memorable visit to Australia in 1903. Why else would he choose now to write about the man who still holds the record for the highest Test score by an Englishman in Australia?