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In the latest issue of Wisden Cricket Monthly, out January 19, John Stern examines how Ben Stokes’ bold and unconventional leadership sparked England’s outstanding Test series win in Pakistan and considers where it sits in their all-time list of overseas victories.
Elsewhere, we bid farewell to 2022 by selecting a men’s Test XI and women’s cross-format team of the last year, Ricky Ponting speaks to Mel Farrell about his concerns for the future of Test cricket and the fallout from Justin Langer’s ousting, Phil Walker explores the burgeoning business of women’s cricket, and Liam Brickhill reports on Zimbabwe’s heartening resurgence.
Mark Ramprakash, Anya Shrubsole and John Simpson share their expertise in our coaching section, Craig White reflects on his eventful career, Gary Pratt tells James Wallace he’d have swapped that run out in 2005 for a few more years on the county circuit, and in a candid interview John Hollioake, father of Adam and Ben, talks Jo Harman through a fairytale story with a tragic ending.
As for our columnists, Andrew Miller argues the global game is reaping the rewards of the much-maligned county system, Adam Collins tells us what Australians really think of Bazball, and Lawrence Booth, reflecting on Rehan Ahmed’s wonderful debut at Karachi, considers the benefits or otherwise of throwing teenagers into the heat of battle.