Family 'proud' of Martin-Jenkins' achievements

The family of celebrated cricket commentator Christopher Martin-Jenkins have issued a statement, after losing his battle to cancer today:

Christopher died peacefully at home this morning after his brave resistance to cancer.

The family is extremely proud of all that he did to pass on his love of cricket worldwide with his gift of communicating through the spoken and written word.

He was above all a much loved husband, brother, father and grandfather.

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Christopher Martin-Jenkins dies

Test Match Special commentator and former president of the Marylebone Cricket Club, Christopher Martin-Jenkins has died of cancer at the age of 67.