The Cricketers’ Who’s Who is the essential guide to the 2019 cricket season. The 40th edition tells you all you need to know about every player from all 18 counties, as well as the England Women squad and the panel of first-class umpires. More than 400 players have answered questions ranging from their favourite cricket bat to the best innings they have ever witnessed, giving readers a unique insight into everyone who will be competing this summer. There are profiles of all the head coaches and a look at how each county is shaping up. In the Comment section, editor Benj Moorehead looks forward to what promises to be a thrilling summer of cricket, with England hosting the World Cup and then Australia in the men s and women s Ashes. Elsewhere Emma John writes a warm tribute to James Anderson, who became the most successful fast bowler of all time when he passed Glenn McGrath’s record haul of 563 Test wickets at The Oval last summer. The foreword is by ex-England and Surrey cricketer Gareth Batty who now works as a Talksport cricket commentator.