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Wisden

John. 1826--84, English cricketer; publisher of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, which first appeared in 1864
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1826: John Wisden, original compiler of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack of cricket statistics, price one shilling (5p), was born.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanac Edited by Lawrence Booth THE inaugural Wisden was published in 1864 so it would, perhaps, be a tad unfair had it been voted sports book of the year every 12 months in the intervening century-anda-half, but it's possible, once again, to make a convincing case for the 2015 version to lift sporting literature's equivalent of an Oscar later this year.
London: Sri Lanka great Kumar Sangakkara has been named as the Leading Cricketer in the World in the 2015 Wisden Cricketers' Almanack.
4 I was named as a Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1992 and 1993.
Stating that Wisden, which is incidentally British, could not have given Root the honour for anything else, the report disparages his batting, saying that in 2013, Root's best batting average of 34.
That understated moment of raising the tricolour- labelled bat has been immortalised on the traditional yellow cover of the 2014 edition of cricket's ' bible', the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, which will be published in London on Thursday.
In a recent Wisden India podcast, Suresh Menon, editor of the Wisden India Almanack, suggested that the IPL should be called off for a year or two so that the entire system could be investigated and loopholes plugged.
Top of his game: Michael Clarke has become the first Australian to win the Wisden award since Shane Warne in 2004.
00 0 1 201300 0 0 0 0 KEVIN PIETERSEN has been skewered by Wisden, the bible of English cricket, for his "arrogant" approach in the past 12 months.
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.
THE owner of cricket bible Wisden is to launch a separate Indian edition as it looks to tap into demand from fans in the sport's fastest-growing market.