The report also mentioned that the Doodle also featured its own impression of the famous woodcut of two cricketers, which regularly appeared on the covers of the Almanack
until 2003 when it was replaced by a photograph of a contemporary cricketer.
At the current rate of decline we will see the end of the dominance of the two-parent family by 2060," Inna Ward, editor-in chief of Whitaker's Almanack
Elsewhere in a highly enjoyable almanack
, Jacques Kallis is named 'Leading Cricketer in the World' while Jeff Thomson, Wes Hall, Abdul Qadir and Bishan Bedi are recognised as among the greats never to have been officially recognised by Wisden among their five greats of the year.
According to Sport24, the Cricketer of the Year is chosen by the editor of the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack
, based on their 'excellence in, or performance on, the previous English summer' and it can be won only once in a player's career.
puts moment of Tendulkar's farewell on its 2014 cover
In a recent Wisden India podcast, Suresh Menon, editor of the Wisden India Almanack
, suggested that the IPL should be called off for a year or two so that the entire system could be investigated and loopholes plugged.
He is now 37 and made his Test debut way back in 1995, as noted in the poignant essay that marks his achievement in the 150th edition of the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack
(published on Thursday) which was one of the last pieces written by Christopher Martin-Jenkins.
By contrast, yesterday saw the publication of the 150th edition of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack
, with the hardback edition a somewhat more expensive Au50 ($76, 59 euros).
Dubai: The editor of the new Wisden India Almanack
insists the UAE deserves its place in reference book as it is "an important cricketing centre".
Awarded an OBE in 1989, Ken - who was brought up in Derbyshire and is a former chairman of John Wisden & Co, publishers of the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack
- has also supported a variety of charities throughout his life, including Merseyside Kidney Research.
WISDEN CRICKETERS' ALMANACK
(John Wisden) THE sight of this chunky little mustard coloured brick of book gladdens the heart of cricket lovers every springtime, writes PHILIP TALLENTIRE.
I would ask Poor Will of Almanack
fame if he'd offer any thoughts about adjusting seasons to take these apparent climactic changes into account when using his Almanack