2002

The 139th edition carried a long tribute to the greatest batsman of them all, Don Bradman. He had actually died while the previous year's Almanack was at the printers, too late for inclusion, but was given his due this time - in addition to a lengthy obituary, there were tributes from Gideon Haigh and Richard Holt, and one from beyond the grave by Jim Swanton. Yorkshire's first County Championship for 31 years was duly celebrated by the MP Roy Hattersley, while Simon Hughes looked at the possible advance of technology within cricket. The Five Cricketers of the Year were all overseas players: Adam Gilchrist, Jason Gillespie and Damien Martyn of the Australian side that won the Ashes in England once again, Zimbabwe's Andy Flower, and VVS Laxman, whose phenomenal 281 at Kolkata helped India beat the Aussies after following on.
Editor Graeme Wright
Pages 1632
Price £35

Almanack essays

An atmosphere of lawlessness

Notes by the Editor, 2002

Further Notes by the Editor

All aboard the academy express and more, 2002

Give them the gizmos

Notes by the Editor, 2002

To bore or not to bore

Notes by the Editor, 2002

A personal recollection

Sir Donald Bradman, 2002

An eye to the future

A game in flux, 2002

As viewed from the boundary

A game in flux, 2002

Beyond the legend

Sir Donald Bradman, 2002

Bradman and the British

Sir Donald Bradman, 2002

Second string, first choice

A game in flux, 2002

To be disliked again

Reflections on Yorkshire cricket, 2002

Untouched by fortune

Atherton the stoic, 2002

Series included

ARY Gold Cup, 2000-01

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Australia in England, 2001

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Carlton & United Series, 2000-2001

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Coca-Cola Champions' Trophy, 2000-01

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Coca-Cola Cup (Zimbabwe), 2001

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England in Pakistan, 2000-01

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England in Pakistan, 2000-2001

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England in Sri Lanka, 2000-01

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New Zealand in South Africa and Zimbabwe, 2000-01

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New Zealand in South Africa and Zimbabwe, 2000-01

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The Australians in India, 2000-01

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The Bangladeshis in Zimbabwe, 2000-01

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The Godrej Singapore Challenge, 2000-01

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The Indians in Bangladesh, 2000-01

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The Indians in Sri Lanka, 2001

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The Indians in Zimbabwe, 2001

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The NatWest Series, 2001

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The Pakistanis in England, 2001

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The Pakistanis in New Zealand, 2000-01

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The South Africans in the West Indies, 2000-01

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The Sri Lankans in New Zealand, 2000-01

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The Sri Lankans in South Africa, 2000-01

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The West Indians in Australia, 2000-01

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The Zimbabweans in India, 2000-01

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The Zimbabweans in New Zealand and Australia, 2000-01

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