July 2005

What's in the latest issue of Wisden Asia Cricket

It's England v Australia again. Only this time England actually have a chance, or so the form sheet says

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Battle royal

It's England v Australia again. Only this time England actually have a chance, or so the form sheet says. Our special Ashes cover story package features:

-- Gideon Haigh on how Australia have been psyching their opposition out for over a century now.

-- Matthew Engel on the 1985 series - the last time England won the Ashes at home.

-- Former New Zealand opener Mark Richardson on the art of Glenn McGrath

-- Lawrence Booth on the psychological turning points that swung the last eight series Australia's way

Plus

Peter English on the art of Damien Martyn, Australia's comeback kid par excellence

Bradman's goodbye: Neil Harvey, Arthur Morris and Alec Bedser look back at The Oval, 1948

`You need to be ruthless to be successful'

It's not just about being able to hit a ball or bowl it - it's about being able to focus, travel well, and deal with all kinds of pressure. Greg Chappell talks to Dileep Premachandran about what it takes to excel at top-flight cricket.

Black diamond

Telford Vice meets Makhaya Ntini

The withering league

Nagraj Gollapudi charts the rise and fall of Kanga cricket in Mumbai

Plus

Mukul Kesavan on how the one-day version revolutionised Test cricket

Bevan Congdon in the Gleanings interview

My Favourite Cricketer: Lawrence Booth on Allan Lamb

Are cricketers ignoring the basics? Sanjay Manjrekar fears they might be.

Obituaries: Mushtaq Ali, Fazal Mahmood

Time Out with Kumar Sangakkara

Suresh Menon on women cricket writers

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