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New issue of The Cricketer out now!

The May issue of The Cricketer is out, featuring our search for Test cricket’s new hero and a big Graeme Smith interview.... #April 18, 2014

Extras: Britain's Lost Cricket Festivals

In our May issue Chris Arnot looks back at six of the UK's weird and wonderful county festivals. Here's a bonus extra on the Wagon Works.... #April 17, 2014

From the Archives: The first IPL

The Indian Premier League is back. It all began in 2008, when we asked Wisden editor Lawrence Booth to keep an IPL diary.... #April 16, 2014

Eyewitness: Splitting the County Championship

The 1999 county season was the last before two divisions. Teams used to having nothing to play for were suddenly in a frantic fight ...... #April 15, 2014

The week ahead in 60 seconds

There’s a feast of County Championship action, an IPL binge and a trip to the West Indies to look forward to over the bank holiday.... #April 14, 2014

Taster: Middlesex missing home comforts

On Sunday Middlesex play their first 'home' match of 2014. But, as their chairman explains in our April issue, life as tenants is not easy.... #April 11, 2014

From the Archives: T20's ancient origins

The Indian Premier League begins its seventh season on April 16th. But, says Julian Norridge, its roots are in the 17th century.... #April 09, 2014

Eyewitness: Sri Lanka's first Test

The World T20 champions have come a long way since their first adventure in 1982, when England were their maiden Test opponents.... #April 08, 2014

The week ahead in 60 seconds

County cricket, county cricket and more county cricket: forget about the weather, the summer's here. Here are the week's highlights.... #April 07, 2014

From the Archives: The Championship returns

Three years ago Benj Moorehead visited four grounds in four days to celebrate the return of the County Championship.... #April 06, 2014

County preview: Championship Division 2

We take a look at the the moves, prospects and players to watch for each team in Division Two ahead of the new season.... #April 04, 2014

Taster: The evergreen Glen Chapple

In our April issue Lancashire's 40-year-old captain tells us about his appetite for the game as he leads his county back in the top flight.... #April 04, 2014

Eyewitness: Cambridge get a hiding at Fenner's

As the new season begins with the university matches, we go back 20 years when Leicestershire took Cambridge to the slaughter.... #April 01, 2014

Six tournament giant-killings

Following England's defeat to Netherlands we look at six other major shocks. Warning: contains more England misery.... #March 31, 2014

The Week Ahead in 60 Seconds

The week ahead brings us the beginning of the County Championship and the end of the World Twenty20. ... #March 31, 2014

Taster: Season in a campervan

In our April issue we take you on an idyllic summer-long tour of the UK to see the game in all its glorious guises. We begin at Hove ...... #March 28, 2014

From the Archives: Prince of Headingley

In tribute to the retiring Ashwell Prince we look back at his 149 at Leeds in 2008, a match which featured a certain Darren Pattinson.... #March 26, 2014

Eyewitness: England defy the odds in Sharjah

England went into the 1997-98 Champions Trophy in the UAE as underdogs. But, inspired by Adam Hollioake, they came out top dogs.... #March 25, 2014

The week ahead in 60 seconds

The World T20 dominates but there’s also domestic cricket action winding down in Australia and winding up in England.... #March 24, 2014

Taster: Paul Collingwood interview

The man who led England to T20 glory and who is now galvanising the troops in Bangladesh speaks out in our current issue.... #March 21, 2014

Play our World Twenty20 I-Spy

We’re approaching the Super 10s in the World Twenty. Enrich your viewing experience by playing the official, ICC-endorsed I-Spy game.... #March 20, 2014

From the Archives: Yuvi's six sixes

Hugh Chevallier was at Durban in 2007 when Stuart Broad bowled an over that he will never forget.... #March 19, 2014

Eyewitness: When Ireland beat Middlesex

Ireland's shock win against Middlesex in the 1997 B&H Cup – with a little help from Hansie Cronje – was a rare triumph to be ... #March 18, 2014

The week ahead in 60 seconds

It's a World Twenty20 bonanza as England begin their preparations and the associate nations battle it out for a place in the Super 10.... #March 17, 2014

New issue of The Cricketer out now!

The April issue of The Cricketer is out, featuring our special summer preview plus interviews with Ben Stokes and Stuart Broad.... #March 14, 2014

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