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Ollie Pope is the cover star of the latest issue of Wisden Cricket Monthly, out October 13, as he reflects on a golden summer which featured a big promotion, a County Championship title and a starring role in England’s red-ball revolution.
“It feels like our team now,” England’s No.3 tells Jo Harman in an exclusive interview. “In the past it’s probably been playing for your spot, but now it feels like a team that in a way we own.”
Elsewhere, we look ahead to the Men’s T20 World Cup in Australia with a rundown of the 20 best T20 players on the planet, as selected by the data analysts at CricViz, and we go inside The Hundred, speaking to fans who attended matches this summer about their contrasting experiences of the controversial tournament.
We round up the county season by reviewing how all 18 counties fared, we have exclusive interviews with former England coach Trevor Bayliss and legendary former Australia captain Mark Taylor, plus a photo-led feature on cricket’s greatest solo acts.
As for our columnists, Mark Ramprakash lifts the lid on what it’s really like to face express fast bowling, Raf Nicholson reviews a tumultuous summer for the England women’s side, Lawrence Booth argues Andrew Strauss’ high-performance review is unworkable, and Andrew Miller tells English cricket to grow up following the fallout from Deepti Sharma’s run-out of Charlie Dean. Before Andy Zaltzman rounds things off with the deepest of dives into the significance of the number nine.