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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.

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Martin-Jenkins' colleague pays tribute to the 'legend'

Test Match Special colleague Jonathan Agnew has paid tribute to cricket journalist Christopher Martin-Jenkins, who died today aged 67. According to the BBC's website, the cricket correspondent said:

Listeners to Test Match Special were all too familiar with CMJ's eccentricities - like going to the wrong ground for the start of a Test match. His legendary, chaotic time-keeping was very much part of his charm.

Considering the years he worked as editor of the Cricketer magazine, and as correspondent for the BBC twice, the Daily Telegraph and the Times, and 40 years commentating on Test Match Special and the many books he wrote, it is doubtful that anyone has contributed more in a lifetime to the overall coverage of cricket than Christopher Martin-Jenkins.

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