Wisden Cricket Monthly
Wisden Cricket Monthly (WCM) is a UK-based print and digital cricket magazine available to buy worldwide.
The original version ran from June 1979 to September 2003. The magazine was revived in November 2017, launching with an Ashes Special which included exclusive interviews with Joe Root, Steve Smith, Alastair Cook and Mike Brearley.
WCM's editor-in-chief is Phil Walker, with Jo Harman as magazine editor – the former editor and deputy editor of All Out Cricket, respectively. John Stern, former editor of The Wisden Cricketer, is editor-at-large.
WCM has a 10-strong editorial board comprising Wisden editor Lawrence Booth, Wisden India editor Suresh Menon, Isa Guha, David Lloyd, Paul Allott, Alison Mitchell, Elizabeth Ammon, Mark Butcher, Christian Ryan and Daniel Norcross.
The revived WCM is operated by Cricket Properties Ltd (CPL). As well as Wisden Cricket Monthly, CPL also relaunched www.wisden.com in November 2017. Ed Kemp and Rich Evans are the website's digital content managers.
The driving force behind the creation of WCM was its first editor, David Frith, formerly an editor of its rival, The Cricketer. At first, it operated under the Wisden name using licence from John Wisden & Co. Wisden later bought a controlling interest.
After 202 editions, Frith gave way to Tim de Lisle, before Stephen Fay took over from de Lisle after he moved to Wisden's online venture. The last issue of the original WCM, in September 2003, coincided with Fay's 65th birthday and his retirement.