The 111th Almanack was printed with a new photo-typesetting, which allowed Bill Frindall to improve presentation and ease of reference in the Records section. Once again, the editor Norman Preston lamented the "serious decline in batmanship in recent years at Test level in England." Articles celebrated Glenn Turner's joining the elite who have scored 1000 runs before the end of May, and also the "glorious uncertainty" of cricket, following Durham's Gillette Cup defeat of mighty Yorkshire, who bid farewell to playing at Bramall Lane this year. Special tributes were paid to Wilfred Rhodes and Jack Gregory.
Editor Norman Preston
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Almanack essays

Notes by the Editor

Testing time for England, 1974

A century in the Fiji islands

Little needed to restore first-class standard, 1974

Cricket's strongest wind of change

One-day evolution remoulding the game, 1974

Errata in Wisden 1973


Farewell Bramall Lane

Yorkshire lose their original home, 1974

Glenn Turner joins the elite

1,000 runs by the end of may, 1974

Kent's triumphant revival

The men who planned and achieved it, 1974

Remuneration of England players at home

1973 season

The glorious uncertainty

Nothing is certain in cricket - except its uncertainty, 1974

When three-day cricket was worthwhile


Wilfred Rhodes - Yorkshire personified

Integral part of the game's history and traditions, 1974

Series included

Australia in West Indies, 1972-73

Report | Matches

M.C.C. in India and Pakistan, 1972-73

Report | Matches

New Zealanders in England, 1973

Report | Matches

Pakistan in Australia , 1972-73

Report | Matches

Pakistan in New Zealand, 1972-73

Report | Matches

West Indies in England, 1973

Report | Matches