Archive (Wisden Asia Cricket)


From fine to fierce
From fine to fierce

Greg Chappell explains why you need to modulate your focus out in the middle

Degrees of guilt
Degrees of guilt

Mukul Kesavan looks at why the ICC's present system of variable tolerance limits based on bowlers' speeds is untenable and unenforceable and suggests an alternative

The simplest art
The simplest art

The July issue of Wisden Asia Cricket was a celebration of modern cricket writing, with 15 of the best writers in the game selected their favourite piece of cricket writing by a modern cricket writer

Pitch it right
Pitch it right

Australia's tracks will offer plenty of pace and bounce, but the Indian seamers would do well to stick to the essential disciplines of line and length, writes Frank Tyson, in the December issue of Wisden Asia Cricket

The 34-ball carnage
The 34-ball carnage

Shaun Graf was at the Adelaide Oval when David Hookes clattered a hundred off 34 balls - the fastest in Australian domestic cricket

Grit over flair
Grit over flair

Rahul Dravid celebrates one of Steve Waugh's defining qualities - his intensity

A man apart
A man apart

When great athletes are done and dusted, team shirts slid into mothballed suitcases, boots plastic-bagged in a musty garage, the final entries inked into record books, judgement commences

Lambie and I
Lambie and I

In which an unhealthy obsession with "Limmie" is confessed

Beyond borders
Beyond borders

Why can't Wasim Akram, Mark Boucher and Rahul Dravid play in the same team, asks Mukul Kesavan

'I was a defensive batsman on captain's orders'
'I was a defensive batsman on captain's orders'

Dilip Sardesai gets candid as he speaks to Wisden Asia Cricket

'The fun is trying to be one up on everyone else'
'The fun is trying to be one up on everyone else'

Bob Woolmer spoke to Chandrahas Choudhury back in August 2004 in an interview for Wisden Asia Cricket

He's all about balance
He's all about balance

Virender Sehwag on why he thinks Rahul Dravid is the perfect cricketer

Sachin and the tyros
Sachin and the tyros

Sachin Tendulkar's wicket in the Asia Cup final was only the second one that Dilshan Tillakaratne had taken

The 2004 BCCI election fracas
The 2004 BCCI election fracas

How Ranbir Singh Mahendra was elected BCCI president in 2004

The necessary monster
The necessary monster

One of cricket's most demonised figures, Harold Larwood was a force born out of the game's desire for equilibrium

On walking
On walking

The recent fashion for batsmen ruling themselves out raises a few interesting questions

“Batsmen would be disappointed if I took it easy on them”
“Batsmen would be disappointed if I took it easy on them”

Interview with Glenn McGrath

Inside the machine
Inside the machine

Peter Roebuck dissects - and appreciates - Glenn McGrath's bowling

Battles lost upstairs
Battles lost upstairs

When it comes to England v Australia, the most important battles are in the mind

What's in the latest issue of Wisden Asia Cricket
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