Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2021 (Hardcover)
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The 158th edition of the most famous sports book in the world. The 2021 edition of the cricketer's bible includes full coverage of the Cricket World Cup and this year's momentous drawn Ashes.
Published every year since 1864, the Wisden Cricketer's Almanack 2021 contains some of the finest sports writing of the year, and tells the story of England men's first World Cup win, as well as a remarkable Ashes series. Home to some of the finest sports writing of the year - from the likes of Lawrence Booth, Gideon Haigh, Tanya Aldred, Emma John, Andy Bull, Jon Hotten, Anand Vasu, Paul Edwards, Simon Wilde, Osman Samiuddin and Raf Nicholson - it includes the eagerly awaited Notes by the Editor, the Cricketers of the Year awards, and the famous obituaries. As always, it contains reports and scorecards for all Tests, one-day and Twenty20 internationals, together with trenchant opinion, compelling features and comprehensive records.
"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
About the Author
Lawrence Booth writes the Online Sports Column of the Year, "The Top Spin", for the Daily Mail. He has also written four books on cricket, most recently "What are the butchers for?" And other splendid cricket quotations.
“Overall, Wisden succeeds again in meeting its challenge, recording meticulously and comprehensively while finding time to breathe and reflect.” —The Cricketer
“It is a book of three parts: comment; record; and delightful minutiae, which always brings the most cheer.” —The Times
“The joys of the Almanack are the joys of cricket. Its landscape is vast, its minutia endlessly explorable. It is somewhere to escape to.” —Wisden Cricket Monthly