John Arlott

English sports commentator and writer

Leslie Thomas John Arlott (25 February 191414 December 1991) was an English journalist, hymn writer, author and cricket commentator for the BBC's Test Match Special.

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  • Cricket is the most senior, widespread and deeply rooted of English games.
    • Quoted in The Guardian Book of Cricket (1986).
  • God, whose farm is all creation,
    take the gratitude we give;
    take the finest of our harvest,
    crops we grow that all may live.
    • From various hymnals.

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