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PELHAM WARNER heralded The Cricketer, which the former Middlesex and England captain launched in April 1921, as ‘a bible to be collected in instalments’. One hundred years on, it’s still with us, easily among the most enduring of British sports publications. As one who has read the magazine for 40 years, I confidently assert that it’s never been better. Not only is it visually satisfying, it excels in its feature coverage of a sport that has always attracted good writers.

‘It’s selling well, too,’ says Simon Hughes, its 14th editor in a distinguished line

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