Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Viv Richards, Easter’s bunny

Nick Easter, England’s rugby union No.8, will captain his country in their Grand Slam showdown with Ireland on Saturday. He talks about why he loves putting batsmen under pressure with his erratic bowling and why his dad was a cricketing … Continue reading

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Cricket in the snow: get your pictures published in The Wisden Cricketer

TWC is looking to capture the evocative, the emotional and the imaginative side of the game with its photographic contest. Send in your photographs that fulfil TWC’s chosen cricketing theme – interpreted however you wish – and we’ll publish the best … Continue reading

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TWC: The record-breaking cricket book

The MCC Museum was selling off a collection of valuable cricketing books and memorabilia at Christie’s this week: a complete set of Wisdens, signed bats from the 18th century, photographs of WG Grace. TWC sent Vithushan Ehantharajah to see just … Continue reading

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Edward Craig: A good decade to be a batsman

Chris Gayle made 333 and Brendon McCullum passed 200. Three concurrent Tests either drawn or heading that way. It’s a good time to be a batsman. This millennium has been a good time to be a batsman. The world – … Continue reading

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How To Save Cricket No.4 – The Reverse Ringer

It’s a scene familiar to any recreational cricketer. The team has assembled, people are in various states of hangover, some preparing for the day’s play with an isotonic bacon sandwich, others with an invigorating cigarette. The opposition are regarded with … Continue reading

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WIN! Two tickets to 'An evening with Bumble', Thursday 28th October in London

At thewisdencricketer.com we take care of our readers, which is why we’d like to offer you the chance to win two tickets to David ‘Bumble’ Lloyd’s ‘An Evening With…’ show at London’s Richmond Theatre this Thursday, 28th October 2010 at … Continue reading

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Have your photos published in The Wisden Cricketer

TWC IS looking to capture the evocative, the emotional and the imaginative side of the game with its photographic contest. Send in your photographs that fulfil TWC’s chosen cricketing theme – interpreted however you wish – and we’ll publish the … Continue reading

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How To Save Cricket: No. 2 – National Service

There are, as I see it, two major problems facing society today. The first has been exhaustively covered by people far cleverer, far more right-wing and far more jolly bloody angry than I am, but it can be summarised as … Continue reading

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Benj Moorehead: Lord of the ring

It’s official. Brian Close was inducted last Saturday into the Cricket Hall of Fame. Not the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame but that other one in Hartford, Connecticut. The USA. Haven’t heard of it? Well, it’s the first of its … Continue reading

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Alex Bowden: Cricket is different in winter

I’ve been watching a bit of the India v Australia series this week and I’ve also just booked a day off work so I can stay up through the night to watch the first day of the Ashes. It occurs … Continue reading

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