Martin Chandler - ARTICLES


Cricket Web Book of the Year 2008


Cricket Web’s first cricket book of the year is an instant classic. Martin takes a look for us. Runner Up is Jack Fingleton, easily the best Australian cricket book of the year. Stuart gives a lovely critique.


The Rise of New Zealand Cricket


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.