The most famous sports book in the world, Wisden Cricketers' Almanack has been published every year since 1864. Wisden 2016--the 153rd edition--contains coverage of every first-class game in every cricket nation, and reports and scorecards for all Tests and ODIs.
The eagerly awaited Notes by the Editor, the Cricketers of the Year awards, and some of the finest sports writing of the year--such as the brilliant obituaries--together with trenchant opinion, compelling features, and comprehensive records, Wisden Cricketers' Almanack truly is a must-have for every cricket fan.
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.
“There can't really be any doubt about the cricket book of the year, any year: it's obviously Wisden.” —Andrew Baker, Daily Telegraph
“The modern Wisden is a marvel of accuracy and inclusiveness.” —The Times
“A treasure trove of superb writing.” —Sunday Express
“As comprehensive and opinionated as ever.” —Independent on Sunday
“A truly unique sporting institution.” —Financial Times
“Wisden has earned the respect and affection of every serious sports fan . . . that iconic yellow jacket still marks a fixed point in a disorderly world.” —Daily Telegraph
“The new Wisden is a stunningly inclusive affair that takes a strong line on cricket politics and reflects both the game's global diversity and England's woes.” —The Guardian
“No game generates nostalgia quite like cricket and no book classifies our memories more reliably than Wisden.” —The Times
“Wisden, as ever, is essential reading.” —Daily Mail
“Arguably the greatest sporting almanack of all time.” —School Sport