Christopher Martin-Jenkins

English cricketer, broadcaster and journalist

Christopher Dennis Alexander Martin-Jenkins (January 20, 1945 – January 1, 2013) was an English sportcaster, historian, and journalist who broadcast Test Match Special on BBC Radio.

Martin-Jenkins in November 2006

Martin-Jenkins was born on 20 January 1945 in Peterborough, England. He studied at Marlborough College and at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge. He had one son, Robin. Martin-Jenkins died on 1 January 2013 in Rudgwick, West Sussex from lymphoma after being diagnosed a year before, aged 67.[1]


  1. "BBC Sport – Test Match Special's Christopher Martin-Jenkins dies". BBC Sport. 1 January 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2013.

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