The Cricketer March 2017

Issue 1703
March 2017

  • Barney Ronay asks: why does Captain (Eoin) Morgan so divide opinion?
  • England need Mark Wood fit and firing for next winter¹s Ashes. We have an exclusive interview.
  • Editor Simon Hughes speaks with Ravi Ashwin on how he entangled England in his web.
  • David Gower writes on why Graeme Pollock is his favourite cricketer.
  • It has been 10 years since the death of Bob Woolmer, and Ivo Tennant examines his legacy.
  • There has been much talk about the toss in Tests; Simon Mann of TMS writes for us on the subject.
  • David Frith, who was lucky enough to be there, also recalls the Centenary Test at the MCG in 1977.
  • We also pay tribute to the legend who was Rachael Heyhoe Flint.
  • Kent are in focus in the County Set, and we investigate the BFI¹s cricket film collection.
  • And in what would have a great answer for BBC1' s Pointless, we reveal who is England' s forgotten captain
  • We have a taster for this year's Good Gear Guide in the magazine; to enjoy it in its full, 70-page glory, go to