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Wisden

John. 1826--84, English cricketer; publisher of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, which first appeared in 1864
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Shrubsole said: "It's an amazing honour and privilege to be on the cover of Wisden.
While the Leading Cricketer of the Year award is a relatively new concept by the standards of Wisden - a British-based publication which has appeared every year since 1864, with not even the First and Second World Wars halting its print run - the Five Cricketers of the Year is a tradition that dates back 128 years.
Wisden editor Lawrence Booth congratulates England, in his notes section.
Wisden editor Lawrence Booth said: "Forget leather on willow, the sound of the English game early in 2015 was palm on forehead.
Lovingly researched and compiled from a host of Wisden publications, editor Anjali Doshi includes this appraisal: "Long before his final innings, Tendulkar had ceased being a person for his fans - he was merely a figure for television, indistinguishable from characters such as Batman and Superman.
Wisden said: "Both of those deals were slightly different for us, because they're based on European hub pricing, and that really reflects how the LNG market has evolved in the last couple of years: sort of general global economic slow-down has resulted in lower gas demand in most of the importing markets".
The report further said that the 'pointy heads' at Wisden named Root as one of the world's five best cricketers on the back of his 180 in the second Ashes Test at Lord's, adding that the likes of Michael Clarke, Mitchell Johnson, Stuart Broad, AB de Villiers were forgotten by the edition despite their tremendous contributions recently.
The Cricketers of the Year are chosen by the editor of the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, based on their excellence in, or performance in, the previous English summer.
Top of his game: Michael Clarke has become the first Australian to win the Wisden award since Shane Warne in 2004.
India, April 1 -- Not having written for the first edition of the Wisden India Almanack gives me the advantage of writing about it.
Dubai: The cricket fraternity in the UAE has lauded the appearance of a page on the UAE scene as a chapter in the Wisden India Almanack 2013 edition.
Awarded an OBE in 1989, Ken - who was brought up in Derbyshire and is a former chairman of John Wisden & Co, publishers of the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack - has also supported a variety of charities throughout his life, including Merseyside Kidney Research.