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Wisden Cricket Monthly – Issue 25


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  • Cover story – Saqib Mahmood and Matt Parkinson are two of the most exciting young cricketers in England and have been selected for this winter’s tour of New Zealand. They spoke to Phil Walker in a joint interview at Old Trafford.
  • Our feature on the young guns selected to take on the Kiwis also includes an exclusive interview with Warwickshire’s Dom Sibley and profiles of Ollie Pope and Zak Crawley.
  • Daniel Norcross of Test Match Special introduces our review of an unforgettable season, which also features the story of Essex’s second Championship win in three seasons, CricViz’s Championship XI, and revealing insight into the life of a women’s county cricketer.
  • Jonathan Liew throws us forward to 2029 and gives a glimpse of English cricket’s dystopian future.
  • Zafar Ansari on the mercurial Ravi Bopara and the myth of unfulfilled talent.
  • Ashley Giles explains why his England teams won’t sacrifice values for victories, in an interview with John Stern.
  • Charlotte Edwards on her unique journey in ‘Making A Great’.
  • Rod Edmond on the life and times of Wes Stewart, a former Middlesex seamer caught up in the Windrush scandal.
  • Elizabeth Ammon looks ahead to what next season has in store and the impact of The Hundred on the the domestic game.
  • A statistical review of India’s demolition of South Africa.
  • Spin bowling tips from Nathan Lyon in our coaching section.
  • The Club Debate: Rich Evans examines the controversial issue of club mergers.