Lawrence Booth is an author and a cricket writer for the Daily Mail, and editor of Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack – the youngest for 72 years when he was appointed in 2011. Lawrence has previously written for The Guardian, The Observer and TheSunday Times and is a regular contributor to The Cricketer magazine. He wrote‘s The Spin column for seven years, and his Top Spin column for Mail Online was named Online Column of the Year at the 2010 Sorts Journalists’ Association awards. In March 2013, Lawrence won Scoop of the Year at the SJAs after revealing that Kevin Pietersen had sent text messages to the touring South Africans the previous summer. He has written, edited or co-written 10 books, including Arm-Ball to Zooter, Cricket – Lovely Cricket? and the last five editions of Wisden, including the 150th, published in 2013.