Full Name

John Woodcock

Born

August 07, 1926, Longparish, Hampshire

Age

95y 52d

Education

Trinity College, Oxford

Other

Journalist, Author

John Woodcock was cricket correspondent of The Times from 1954 to 1988, continuing to write for the paper as a freelancer for two decades afterwards. He originally went to Australia as a newsreel cameraman with the BBC in 1950-51 and then had a brief spell with The Guardian. From 1981 to 1986 he also edited Wisden Cricketers' Almanack.

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John Woodcock on his last official tour as cricket correspondent of the <i>Times</i>