June 2005

What's in the latest issue of Wisden Asia Cricket

After four eventful, successful years as coach of India, John Wright packed his bags this April

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`There's still a lot of work left to do'
After four eventful, successful years as coach of India, John Wright packed his bags this April. In our cover story, Wright talks to Rahul Bhattacharya about his tenure, the role of coaches in general, the changes India need to make in their system, and what the future holds for the side.

Plus

Greg Chappell on his vision for a winning team

Mad, bad and dangerous
Osman Samiuddin explores the unfathomable mind of Shahid Afridi and discovers that he might be about to wreak his most greatest damage yet

Meet Hamish
Lynn McConnell on New Zealand's man of the moment

Whatever happened to the Indian allrounder?
Siddhartha Vaidyanathan investigates

Big shots
Who are the best players of the cover-drive, the straight-drive, the hook and the sweep? S Rajesh crunches the numbers.

Plus

The making of a cricket ball

Nari Contractor in the Gleanings interview

Lawrence Booth's county diary

David Foot bids Shep goodbye

Time Out with AB de Villiers

My Favourite Cricketer: Mark Ray on Victor Trumper

Suresh Menon on seven cricket books for a desert island

I Was There: England v New Zealand at Trent Bridge, 1973

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