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England v West Indies, 3rd Investec Test, Lord's, 3rd day

'It's been wonderful talking to you' - Henry Blofeld signs off

Sep 9, 2017: Henry Blofeld, the Test Match Special commentator, signed off after nearly 50 years behind the microphone with the words "how lovely"

Andrew McGlashan

England news

Henry Blofeld, Test Match Special's Dear Old Thing, announces retirement

Jun 23, 2017: Henry Blofeld, the veteran BBC commentator, has announced that he will retire from his role with Test Match Special this summer, after 45 years on the airwaves.

ESPNcricinfo staff


Desperate times... send for Blowers

Dec 15, 2012: When an injury-ravaged England were so short they almost had to send for Henry Blofeld

Martin Williamson

Lashings v Crab? No complaints

Sep 5, 2011: What happens when a team of international vets faces off against Sheffield's finest club cricketers for charity?

Kanishkaa Balachandran

August 2007

I say what I like and I like what I say

Jul 18, 2007: Kevin Mitchell on Geoffrey Boycott's splendid form behing the mike

Kevin Mitchell

June 2007 - Test Match Special turns 50

Let them eat cake

May 17, 2007: Test Match Special is 50 this summer but change looms. Paul Coupar reports

Paul Coupar

Cricinfo XI

Good morning and welcome ...

May 17, 2007: The best XI from the Test Match Special commentary team

Martin Williamson

May 2006

The XI last-minute call-ups

Apr 18, 2006: Better late than never: the eleven last-minute call-ups

Steve Pittard

Cakes, buses and pigeons galore

Sep 22, 2003: 1939 The birth of a dear old thing

Wisden Cricinfo staff

Blofeld quenches his cricketing thirst

Nov 14, 2000: A Thirst for Life (with the Accent on Cricket) by Henry Blofeld

Lynn McConnell

Blofeld sets his story straight

Nov 7, 2000: Henry Blofeld is best known to the wider New Zealand public as a cricket commentator on television and radio, but to the genuine enthusiasts of the game he is something of a social diarist of all that has happened in the last 30 years

Lynn McConnell
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