Wisden Asia Cricket

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Cover of the final edition of WAC

Wisden Asia Cricket was a monthly English language cricket magazine produced by the British based cricket publishing company Wisden.

History and profile[edit]

Wisden Asia Cricket was founded in 2001.[1] The first issue was published in December 2001.[1] The magazine was based in Mumbai, India.[2] It was a sister publication to the British focused The Wisden Cricketer. Some articles appeared in both publications.[3] In 2002 the Gulf edition of Wisden Asia Cricket was started.[2]

Wisden Asia Cricket closed down after its July 2005 edition,[1] but in December 2005 the Wisden Group announced that a new magazine called Cricinfo Magazine which was published for the first time in January 2006.[3] While it has no geographical designation in its name, it is aimed primarily at Indian cricket enthusiasts in India and elsewhere, and the initial editorial team was inherited from Wisden Cricket Asia.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Wisden Asia Cricket". Cricinfo Magazine. Archived from the original on 27 December 2014. Retrieved 27 July 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Wisden Asia Cricket launched in Gulf". Gulf News. 18 July 2002. Retrieved 28 November 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c Prasidh Kumar Mishra (10 October 2010). Sports Journalism. Pinnacle Technology. p. 150. ISBN 978-1-61820-463-9. Retrieved 28 November 2015. 

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