Steven Lynch

Editor of the Wisden Guide to International Cricket 2014

Lancashire and England's Nigel Howard

Way Back When

The forgotten England captain

Nigel Howard was a surprise choice to lead an under-strength England overseas in 1951-52. His Test career started and ended with that ordinary tour to India

Alec Hurwood bowls

Way Back When

The man who (almost) bowled Bradman

The reputation of being a walking cricket encyclopaedia can be hard to maintain, but sometimes it leads to a wonderful story