End Of An Innings by Denis Compton

¬†…’Well, whose fault is it then, you cloth-eared¬†bint? Denis Compton’s?!’… As outrageous non-sequiteur insults go, Basil Fawlty’s is up there. It says something about Denis Compton’s celebrity that his name could be included in this way in a prime-time TV series, almost 20 years after his retirement from the game. I met him in the…