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Wisden Cricket Monthly – Issue 15


The January issue of Wisden Cricket Monthly, out December 20, is available to order now.


About the Product

  • Cover story – Jos Buttler takes the cover of our final issue of 2018 as we reveal Wisden Cricket Monthly‘s inaugural teams of the year. With the help of an expert panel of writers and broadcasters, we’ve selected four teams – men’s Test, ODI and T20, and a women’s cross-format XI – and profiled the standout performers
  • An exclusive interview with West Indies captain Jason Holder, who talks candidly about the toughest job in cricket
  • A feature on the curiosities of being an English spinner including an interview with Jack Leach, who helped England to a clean sweep in Sri Lanka
  • Jonathan Liew on the lineage of England’s great all-rounders
  • Mel Jones gives her appraisal of the Women’s World T20 and calls for greater support for the smaller nations
  • Two brand-new features: our take on the Guardian’s ‘Secret Footballer’ series as a county cricketer reports from deep inside the dressing room, and Derek Pringle describes his ‘Perfect Day at the Cricket’
  • The Big Fat Quiz of 2018 with some fantastic prizes up for grabs
  • The Club Debate – Rich Evans investigates whether the controversial 100-ball format can save Sunday club cricket
  • Elsewhere in issue 15 – Jo Harman considers whether England will take a punt on Jofra Archer; Ian Bell shares his tips on playing spin; Rob Key on the defining moments of his life in the game; Sam Perry recalls the summer that Shane Warne and Dean Jones stole his heart