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July23

Ee by gum yon Sachin

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Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar arrives at the Oval in London with a pint of English beer, on April 28, 1992, before making his debut for the Yorshire team on April 30. (Photo credit should read THIERRY SALIOU/AFP/Getty Images)

A somewhat disingenuous title, doubtless calculated to attract interest from the sub-continent, doesn’t alter the fact that the background story of Sachin’s arrival at Headingley in 1992 is an interesting one

July07

Cricketers Brave

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Duleep Mendis carried off after being felled by Thomson

As the 2016 Sri Lankans leave England after a slightly disappointing visit Martin looks back to the first time the country’s cricketers made an impact here