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Wisden Cricket Monthly – Issue 14


The December issue of Wisden Cricket Monthly, out November 22, is available to order now.

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  • Cover story – An extended feature on England’s quartet of Surrey stars includes an exclusive interview with Rory Burns by his longtime teammate Arun Harinath, profiles of rising stars Sam Curran and Ben Foakes, and Ollie Pope reflects on his rapid rise from Surrey’s second XI to England’s Test squad
  • We team up with analytics experts CricViz to investigate a new golden age of pace bowling in Test cricket, using three metrics (pace, accuracy and lateral movement) to determine the most skilful seamers in the world right now. The final list makes for interesting reading
  • Kumar Sangakkara picks out his friend and former teammate Rangana Herath, who recently retired from the international arena, as his next ‘Titan of Cricket’
  • Jonathan Liew forecasts a renaissance in the art of pure wicketkeeping following Ben Foakes’ call-up to England’s Test team
  • Columnist Mel Jones previews a tantalising Test series between Australia and India, arguing the tourists have never had a better chance of triumphing down under
  • The Club Debate – Rich Evans looks at a new pyramid structure for Sussex’s recreational cricket and considers whether this is the way forward nationwide
  • Elsewhere in issue 14 – Wasim Khan explains the rationale behind the reforms to county cricket from 2020, as decided by the ECB working group which he chaired; John Stern delves into the rise of the ambidextrous cricketer; celebrated character actor Toby Jones talks to Felix White about his love of cricket; Mike Hussey reflects on the highs and lows of his career and his time spent in the Australian dressing room