Martin Chandler - ARTICLES


Of Didcot And the Demon


The final years of Mr Alan Gibson’s life were a sad end to one of the most entertaining of all cricket writers. At least we can enjoy his fine writing once more with this new offering.


No Boundaries


Two stars may well be the lowest rating Martin has ever awarded, so I was convinced this would be one to miss until I read the last paragraph of the review. Now I am not so sure.


Cricket Web Book of The Decade


Those regular readers may notice that when reviewed, our winning book only received 4.5 stars. This occurred because there was an agreement between the staff that we would not award five stars, but this policy has since changed and there is no doubt that our winner is a five star book.


Shabash! Pakistan


Kennington Oval, 17th August 1954. A great bowler surveys the scene of what was, perhaps, his greatest triumph. In this feature CricketWeb tells the story of a unique victory.