Martin Chandler - ARTICLES

January22

The First World Cup

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With the opening matches of the tenth World Cup less than a month away, Martin looks back at how ODI’s began, and shares his memories of the first tournament

December27

Get on with the game please

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Being on Ricky Ponting’s side is not an experience I expected to have this winter, but after what I heard this morning and have been reading in the course of the day, he has my sympathy

November28

The Forgotten Tour

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In this feature we look at England’s tour of Pakistan in 1968/69. The cricket played was not particularly memorable, but in every other respect the tour was a remarkable one.

November28

The Ashes in Print – Part 1

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Ashes series have more literature dedicated to their history then any other international contest in the world. Over the coming weeks we will review the Ashes tour books. We start with 1882 to 1914

November21

A Long Half Hour

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Although it has been a while since Stephen Chalke’s last book appeared it seems from Martin’s review that, like Sachin Tendulkar’s batting, his writing is as good as ever.