With the new season approaching it’s about time for May’s edition of The Wisden Cricketer.

No one had much fun watching England’s men this winter, but fortunately the women know how to win and we have celebrated their World Cup success with a place on our cover. Also in the May issue are the BBC’s Alison Mitchell’s World Cup diary from Sydney and an exclusive interview with Claire Taylor, the first woman to be named as one of the five Wisden Cricketers of the year.

Nasser Hussain has spent the last few months watching England struggle in the Windies and has done his best to ‘take the positives’ for us, while recommending Andy Flower as the man to succeed Peter Moores on a permanent basis.

As the country gears up for it’s busiest summer of cricket ever, there are team-by-team previews for the County Championship season, with Nick Knight giving his expert predictions and Robin Martin-Jenkins on taking photos of vineyards.

We also have the best team never to play for England, with Steve Bruce nowhere in sight.

Plus, there’s a revealing interview with Ali Brown and an even more revealing extract from Mark Wagh’s upcoming book, Adam Gilchrist is Nicholas Shakespeare’s favourite cricketer and Devon Malcolm wins a place in our XI bespectacled cricketers.

And much more.

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