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Cricket books

The man behind the top hat

Rupert Bates, writing in Wisden India, charts the history of Eric Ravilious, the man who gave the Wisden Almanack its iconic engraving

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Indian cricket

Using cricket to tell India's story

James Astill, author of the Great Indian Tamasha, speaks to the Wall Street Journal about the impact of cricket in India

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Cricket writing

Chronicles of the ghost-writer

In a piece in Man's World magazine, Sharda Ugra shares her experience of being a ghost-writer on two cricket biographies - John Wright's Indian Summers and Yuvraj Singh's The Test of My Life: From Cricket to Cancer and Back.

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Cricket writing

Notes from editors, past and present

In Wisden India, six editors of the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack share their thoughts on what it means to be a Wisden editor.

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Cricket writing

Wisden: still relevant, 150 years on

Ted Corbett, in the Hindu, says in these days of rapid-fire Twenty20 and so many websites dedicated to cricket, Wisden might not be really necessary, but in traditional cricket circles it still has time to live