2020

The 157th edition of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack celebrates England men's achievement in winning the World Cup for the first time in their history, after a final for the ages against New Zealand at Lord's. The player of the match on that day, Ben Stokes, is named as the leading cricketer in the world, having also sealed England's remarkable one-wicket victory over Australia in the Headingley Test. "Against red ball or white, he was a force of nature," writes the editor, Lawrence Booth. Ellyse Perry is named as the leading woman cricketer for the second time, and is also honoured as one of Wisden's Five Cricketers of the Year, alongside Jofra Archer, Pat Cummins, Simon Harmer and Marnus Labuschagne. This year's almanack runs to 1536 pages and contains a special 80-page World Cup section, as well as 56 pages of obituaries, including those for two greats of the game, Bob Willis and Abdul Qadir.
Editor Lawrence Booth
Pages 1536
Price £55

Almanack essays

The annual overview of world cricket

Notes by the Editor

"Whatever happens will not define you" - Memories of the Super Over

Article

'I must have been bloody mad' - Bob Willis, 1949-2019

Article

Abandoning Bairstow for Beyonce - Watching the World Cup final

Article

Cricket and mental health: A healing at Lord's

Article

Red Rose to the top - Wisden's Champion County

Article

Stop the Seventy Tour

Essay, 2020

The birth of The Hundred

Essay, 2020

The ICC Men's World Cup in 2019 - review

Article

Series included

England v Australia, 2019

Report | Matches

England v Ireland in 2019

Report | Matches

England v Pakistan, 2019

Report | Matches

India v Australia, 2018-19

Report | Matches

South Africa v England, 2019-20

Report | Matches

World Cup final 2019: England v New Zealand

Report | Matches