The independent voice of cricket since 1864
The Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack, often labelled the ‘Bible of cricket’, Is an annual publication founded in 1864 by John Wisden – a.k.a. “the Little Wonder” – who was a prominent cricketer of the mid-nineteenth century. In 1850, he took ten wickets in an innings – all bowled – in a North vs South encounter at Lord’s. It remains a record in first-class cricket.
Throughout its 156 editions, Wisden has always been independent of any cricket administration.