Wisden archive 1887 – 2004 seasons

This page consists of scanned pages from the schools section. Lists of players arranged by batting average etc, as in the seasons 2002 onwards will be gradually added in due course. Note that Wisden is published in the year following the season. The links below are for seasons but appear in the following year’s Wisden.

Please note that this archive is fully protected by copyright. It may be downloaded only for private use and must not be published in any form without specific permission from the publishers, John Wisden and Co Limited.

© John Wisden & Co Limited 1888 to the present day. All rights reserved.

To browse through a particular year, just click on the link below and scroll through.

To search from within just a single year, click on the appropriate link below; then press the CTRL and F keys on your keyboard.

To search the whole archive, not just a particular year, you need to download the file to your computer. It should be a Windows computer with a fast internet connection (it is 3GB and takes several minutes to download). You need do this only once.

We are most grateful to Brian Needham, former Master i/c at Oakham, for scanning seasons 1914 to 1944, and to Bill Furmedge of WisdenWorld (with assistance from Andrew Radd) for providing the seasons from 1887 to 1913.

1. Download the file here, and then Save to where you can easily find it.

2. When prompted, click on “Run”. Yes, it is safe!

To use the file, double-click on the file called “Search” and follow the instructions.
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To see the archive from 2002 onwards, with very full details and sorted Seasons 2002 – 2015