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Christopher Martin-Jenkins

Known as ‘the voice of cricket’, Christopher Martin –Jenkins chief correspondent of The Times is one of the game’s foremost commentators Christopher’s sports career began as Captain of cricket at Marlborough followed by Captain of Cambridge University Crusaders for two years. He captained Fitzwilliam College Cricket Club (Winners of “Cuppers”); achieved two Rugby Fives half-blues; […]

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Dickie Bird

Harold ‘Dickie’ Bird MBE is one of cricket’s best loved characters and will forever be remembered as one of the games most charismatic umpires. Born in Barnsley in 1933, Dickie was a promising footballer until injury cut short his fledgling career so the youngster began to play club cricket alongside team-mates that included Geoffrey Boycott […]

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