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Book Review - June 2005

The Cricketers' Who's Who 2005 and Playfair Cricket Annual 2005

Jun 13, 2005: Reviews of the 2005 editions of The Cricketers' Who's Who and Playfair Cricket Annual

Daniel Brigham

Book Review - May 2005

Wisden Cricketers' Almanack - Edited by Matthew Engel

Apr 14, 2005: From the dramatic cover picture of the England team in a triumphant huddle to the last of its 1,744 pages, the latest Wisden is in celebratory mood

Des Wilson

Book Review, April 2005

Pundits from Pakistan: On Tour with India, 2003-04
by Rahul Bhattacharya

Apr 5, 2005: A review of Pundits from Pakistan: On Tour with India, 2003-04 by Rahul Bhattacharya

Mike Marqusee

Book Review - March 2005

Adult Book - Malcolm Knox

Mar 18, 2005: In a recent lunchtime slot David Lloyd took a Sky cameraman around the England dressing room

Emma John

Ralph Dellor and Stephen Lamb

The Little Book of Cricket

Jan 1, 2005: A review of The Little Book of Cricket by Ralph Dellor and Stephen Lamb

Jenny Thompson

Simon Hughes

Morning Everyone: A Sportswriter's Life

Jan 1, 2005: Simon Lister reviews Morning Everyone by Simon Hughes

Simon Lister

A-Z of reviews

Reviews 2005

2005: Cricinfo's A-Z of reviews for books, DVDs and videos released in 2005

Book Review - December 2004

Wisden Cricketers' Almanack Australia 2004-05

Dec 19, 2004: From a distance everything about Australian cricket appears impregnable, even perfect

Scyld Berry

Book reviews

Reviews in brief

Oct 27, 2004: Four short book reviews

Book Review

'75 Years of West Indies Cricket' - Ray Goble and AP Sandiford

Oct 27, 2004: This is a weighty tome, authored by a Professor Emeritus, Dr Keith AP Sandiford and a statistician with a particular interest in West Indian cricket, Ray Goble

Darcus Howe

Book review

Test Cricket Grounds, the complete guide - John Woods

Oct 19, 2004: Woods takes in 58 grounds the world over, from Ahmedabad to Adelaide, from Dhaka to Darwin

Andrew Miller

Book review

Reviews in brief

Sep 16, 2004: Published to coincide with the Club's 150th birthday celebrations, Chalke has charted the history of Wimbledon with real charm and, as ever, an eye for the appropriate anecdote

Wisden Cricinfo staff

Book Review

'My Life in Pictures' - Andrew Flintoff with Patrick Murphy

Sep 7, 2004: On my brother Toby's shelves sit 15 books on Ian Botham, relics of a 1980's childhood

Tanya Aldred

Book review

Ali: The Life of Ali Bacher - Rodney Hartman

Jul 16, 2004: Does anyone in cricket deserve a 450-page biography, like this one of Ali Bacher

Stephen Fay

Audiobook review

Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2004 Audio

May 17, 2004: You can buy audio versions of the Bible, Pride and Prejudice, and anything by Shakespeare

Daniel Brigham

The Pakistan Cricket Annual, 2003

An annual with a difference

Dec 2, 2003: If you thought that this might be yet another of those worthy but dull annuals that would lie unread on the shelves gathering dust, you'd better think again

Anand Vasu on the new Pakistan Cricket Annual

Book review

Ponting joins the diarists - in style

Oct 24, 2003: Lynn McConnell reviews Ricky Ponting's World Cup Diary

Lynn McConnell

Test cricket's 100 Club celebrated

Oct 7, 2003: It was inevitable as soon as Test cricket started to involve more teams, and when it became such an appealing television sport, that some of its records of durability would become easier to attain

Lynn McConnell

NZ Almanack captures season perfectly

Sep 30, 2003: The 2003 New Zealand Cricket Almanack, edited by Francis Payne and Ian Smith

Lynn McConnell

McGrath diary misses the mark

Aug 26, 2003: Writing a campaign diary has become one of the more common pursuits of modern sportsmen, much in the same way that military men record their experiences in wartime

Lynn McConnell
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    Top dog of the underdogs

My Favourite Cricketer: Jack Russell brought a neatness to the keeper's art that was matched by his meticulous scruffiness in other regards. By Scott Oliver

    Rewarding times for Hashim Amla

Numbers Game: The rate at which he has accumulated ODI hundreds and MoM awards is among the fastest in history

'Ponting was an instinctive, aggressive player'

Modern Masters: Rahul Dravid and Sanjay Manjrekar discuss Ricky Ponting's technique

    MacLeod spells hope for Scotland

Allrounder Calum MacLeod's return from a faulty action is key to Scotland's World Cup hopes. By Tim Wigmore

How boring is boring cricket?

Probably not as much as boring periods in the likes of rugby, football and tennis, Russell Jackson thinks

News | Features Last 7 days

Manic one-day chases, and daddy partnerships

Also, most brothers in a Test XI, and the fastest to 20 ODI centuries

Has international cricket begun to break up?

The gap between the haves and the have-nots is growing wider, and the disenchantment is forcing a devaluation of Test cricket among weaker teams

Well worth the wait

Zulfiqar Babar missed five seasons between his first two first-class matches, and was 34 when he finally made his Test debut, but he is quickly making up for all the lost time with his artful left-arm spin

Younis Khan and the art of scoring hundreds

Out of 70 batsmen who've scored 15 or more Test hundreds only five are from Pakistan, but Younis Khan's appetite for hundreds matches that of some of the top contemporary batsmen

Australia outdone in every way

Surviving into the final session of the last day cannot disguise the fact that Australia's continued inability to play spin contributed to an all-round thrashing

News | Features Last 7 days

    Has international cricket begun to break up? (83)

    The gap between the haves and the have-nots is growing wider, and the disenchantment is forcing a devaluation of Test cricket among weaker teams

    Lyon low after high of 2013 (51)

    The offspinner was Australia's highest wicket-taker in 2013, but his form has dipped sharply this year

    Australia outdone in every way (51)

    Surviving into the final session of the last day cannot disguise the fact that Australia's continued inability to play spin contributed to an all-round thrashing

    Rewarding times for Hashim Amla (45)

    The rate at which Amla has accumulated ODI hundreds and MoM awards is among the fastest in history. And his runs-per-innings figure is easily the best of the lot

    Well worth the wait (36)

    Zulfiqar Babar missed five seasons between his first two first-class matches, and was 34 when he finally made his Test debut, but he is quickly making up for all the lost time with his artful left-arm spin