Big Hitter has star quality

Big Hitter has star quality

The UK’s newest cricket magazine, Big Hitter, returns for a bumper third issue packed with big-name interviews.

Aimed at fans of Asian cricket, Big Hitter gives readers an in-depth look at the game in India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh as well as profiling British Asian players.

Issue Three features exclusive interviews with some of the leading cricketers of the day as well as rising stars and a great of the game.

Big Hitter’s line-up for issue three includes:

VVS Laxman

“What I would most like to be remembered as is a matchwinner”

The India batsman discusses his glittering career and his desire to help his nation to the number one spot in the Test rankings

Shahid Afridi

“I just play from the heart”

Pakistan’s Twenty20 skipper talks about the pressure of expectation and gives his thoughts on captaincy

Muttiah Muralitharan

“It’ll be a real joy to go out on a high”

The record-breaking Sri Lanka spinner looks back at his career so far and reveals his remaining playing ambitions

Gautam Gambhir

“Cricket is all I have”

India’s opening batsman, and the recent winner of the ICC Test Player of the Year 2009 award, gives a revealing interview on the frustrations of his early international career and his friendship with Virender Sehwag

Umar Akmal

“I’m living the dream”

Pakistan’s newest young batting talent talks about making his way in the big time

Steve Waugh

“There’s just so much talent and so many cricket-mad people in India”
The legendary former Australia captain discusses his setting up of an Indian branch of the Steve Waugh Foundation and recalls facing the greats of Asian cricket during his playing days

There is also an in-depth look at Bangladesh’s recent upturn in fortunes, a comprehensive Champions Trophy review, Sri Lanka’s Test successes fully documented, a feature on Cricket and Identity and a special report on Youth cricket in Asia.

Miss Hitter, Big Hitter’s very own Gossip Girl, also returns with all the latest goings on behind the scenes in the Asian cricket world.

With regular correspondents on the ground in all four of the major Asian cricketing nations, Big Hitter offers the type of comprehensive look at the game in Asia that no other magazine in the UK can.

Issue Three of Big Hitter will go on-sale from this Friday (November 6) from selected WH Smith branches and independent retailers. A copy can also be downloaded from that date via our soon-to-be relaunched website at

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