Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2016
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2016

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*Standard hardback edition* The most famous sports book in the world, Wisden Cricketers' Almanack has been published every year since 1864. Home to some of the finest sports writing of the year - from the likes of Lawrence Booth, Gideon Haigh, Rob Smyth, Patrick Collins, Simon Wilde, Osman Samiuddin, Tony Cozier, Benj Moorehead, Raf Nicholson and Dileep Premachandran - it includes the eagerly awaited Notes by the Editor, the Cricketers of the Year awards, and the famous obituaries. As always, it contains coverage of every first-class game in every cricket nation, and reports and scorecards for all Tests and ODIs, together with trenchant opinion, compelling features and comprehensive records. A perennial bestseller in the UK, yet again this year's edition - the 153rd, Wisden 2016 - is truly a "must-have" for every cricket fan. "There can't really be any doubt about the cricket book of the year, any year: it's obviously Wisden" Andrew Baker in the Daily Telegraph @WisdenAlmanackshow more

Product details

  • Hardback | 1552 pages
  • 101 x 158 x 53.34mm | 703g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Wisden
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2016 ed.
  • 1472924541
  • 9781472924544
  • 48,389

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The 2016 Wisden is full of such fine stuff... prepare to lose hours of your life in 60.06 cubic inches of fine writing. Lucky you. * www.espncricinfo.com * Booth's fifth edition is a triumph * The Cricketer * The 2016 Wisden has done the impossible and improved on last year's effort making it a must have for all cricket fans * cricketweb.net * Probably the most famous sports book in the world, the 153rd Cricketers' Almanack features some of the finest sports writing of the year * School Sport * Wisden today is in better shape than at any time in its long history * Times Literary Supplement * The book has become an institution * www.espncricinfo.com * The greatest and most diverse trove of cricket writing anywhere in the Western world * The Cricketer * Wisden flies the flag for print annuals and you just sense that wherever the publishing industry goes over the next 50 years, the Almanack will still be as relevant as ever - notably because of a reputation that grows stronger every year * The Cricket Paper * A joy to be savoured rather than bolted... a companion and a conscience * The Cricketer *show more

About Lawrence Booth

This is Lawrence Booth's fifth year as Editor of Wisden, although he has contributed for many years. He is also cricket writer for the Daily Mail and author of several critically acclaimed cricket books. He is one of the most respected and well liked authorities in the modern game. @the_topspinshow more

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