The New Zealand Cricket Almanack is the cricket lover's bible and is regarded worldwide as one of the finest books of its kind. The 69th edition contains all the details of another full year of cricket at all levels, including extensive coverage of all the Black Caps' and White Ferns' matches. As usual, there is a detailed records section and a fascinating collection of the season's happenings.
Francis Payne and Ian Smith are New Zealand's foremost cricket statisticians and have been editing the Cricket Almanack for many years. Payne, in particular, is well known to all cricket followers. He is a regular guest on both radio and television as well as fulfilling the role as chief statistician for New Zealand Cricket.