Opinion  /  Published 08.05.22

Beyond the scoreboard: WG Grace a class apart

Has the greatness of the bearded W.G. Grace been sheared by just a wee bit?  Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack  — its word is weighty in matters of the gentleman’s game — h...
By The Editorial Board

Cricket  /  Published 21.04.22

Wisden cheer for Rohit, Bumrah & Mr Hobbs

The other three who have made the cut include Devon Conway of New Zealand, Ollie Robinson of England, and Dane van Niekerk, who plays for the South African women’s team. Root has been criticise...
By Amit Roy in London

Opinion  /  Published 23.01.21

Rich pickings: Wisden 2021

Wisden 2021 will be a collector’s item. For a cool assessment of the just concluded India-Australia series, I turned to Lawrence Booth, editor of Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack. &ld...
By Amit Roy

Books  /  Published 31.07.20

Cricket: Numbers blessed with the touch of immortality

Here is a little quiz for those who think they are masters of Test match trivia. Which Indian played Test cricket for two countries? The second question is a case for Feluda — the mystery of the...
By Amit Roy

Opinion  /  Published 03.07.20

Moment of glory: Jadeja, Wisden's favourite player

Sir — The decision of Wisden to name Ravindra Jadeja the ‘most valuable player’ of the 21st century in Test cricket has astonished many. This is perhaps because of the tradition, in ...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 01.05.20

Dark history of a kidnapping and killing

Britain’s law-abiding Pakistani population, one million strong, has nevertheless had to contend with the spectre of terrorism and its perpetrators in its midst. Among them, the most notorious — ce...
By Amit Roy

Sports  /  Published 31.05.20

Age of India in Wisden’s modern history

For long, lazy afternoons during lockdown, The Wisden Book of Test Cricket 2014-2019, covering 223 matches up to the end of the 2019 English summer season, is the perfect book for lovers of the game....
By Amit Roy in London


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