Steen, Robert (2008) Dolly mixture Wisden Cricketer. ISSN 1740-9519Full text not available from this repository.
"I come down on the side of honesty, a good honest piece of bungling by good honest men." Thus did Ted Dexter, sometime England captain and one-time prospective Tory MP, characterise the most important selection meeting in sporting history. More recently, in the Sunday Telegraph, the political columnist Kevin Myers delivered much the same verdict, except that he described the original omission of Basil D'Oliveira from the MCC party to tour South Africa in the winter of 1968-69 as "cretinous". In 2003 Observer Sport Monthly named it among its "Ten Worst Sporting Decisions". But were they all too generous?
|Item Type:||Journal article|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||cricket; South Africa; apartheid; Basil D'Oliveira; MCC; Harold Wilson; John Vorster|
|Subjects:||L000 Social Sciences > L200 Politics
L000 Social Sciences > L300 Sociology
L000 Social Sciences > L300 Sociology > L330 Ethnic studies
L000 Social Sciences > L900 Cultural Studies
P000 Mass Communications and Documentation > P500 Journalism
L000 Social Sciences > L300 Sociology > L311 Sport and Leisure
|Faculties:||Faculty of Education and Sport > Chelsea School|
|Date Deposited:||20 Nov 2009|
|Last Modified:||22 Apr 2015 08:32|
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