Christopher Martin-Jenkins dies

Christopher Martin-Jenkins dies

London : United Kingdom | Jan 01, 2013 at 3:27 AM PST
Source: BBC
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Martin-Jenkins joined the BBC in 1970 and commentated on his first match, a one-day international, in 1972. In 1973 he succeeded Brian Johnston as the BBC's cricket correspondent, a post he held until 1991, with a four-year break between 1981 and 1984. FULL ARTICLE AT BBC
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