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Wisden Cricket Monthly – Issue 34


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  • Cover story – an in-depth profile of Stuart Broad by the former England all-rounder Derek Pringle. “His knack of being able to adapt and prosper has seen him become the great Darwinian cricketer of the age, and a prime example of the fast-bowling species,” writes Pringle, who examines the secrets behind Broad’s success.
  • A special feature on the art of cricket photography, as a selection of writers pick their favourite images and photographers explain their craft.
  • The first of a six-part series into the game’s diversity problem, beginning with an investigation into the obstacles that exist for black cricketers in this country.
  • Exclusive interview with the world’s No.1 Test batsman Steve Smith, who 10 years on from his Test debut describes the 10 defining innings of his career so far.
  • Pakistan fast-bowling legend Waqar Younis looks back on his extraordinary career.
  • Gary Kirsten reflects on being overlooked for the England head coach’s role.
  • Mark Nicholas selects his all-time Hampshire XI.
  • We celebrate the life of Sir Everton Weekes.
  • Columnist Andrew Miller considers whether Ed Smith has been a success as national selector.
  • As county cricket prepares to resume, Elizabeth Ammon finds out how Worcestershire have negotiated a challenging few months.
  • Zafar Ansari looks at the impact lockdown could have on the careers of professional cricketers.