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Simon Wilde (born 1960 or 1961) is an English cricket journalist and author. He has written for The Times and The Sunday Times since 1998, and is currently the latter's cricket correspondent. Three of his books have been short-listed for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year award: Ranji: A Genius Rich and Strange (1990), Letting Rip: The Fast Bowling Threat from Lillee to Waqar (1994) and Shane Warne: Portrait of a Flawed Genius (2007).
Total Books: 17
When his book on Ranji was reissued in 2005, a reviewer in The Independent wrote that it was "superbly researched and as well written". In reviewing Wilde's book on Warne, Andrew Baker, writing in the Daily Telegraph, said that "Wilde has some pedigree in the quality cricket book market", and that the book "is a bit more than sensible and objective. It is entertaining, too..."
In recent years, he has written the annual review of events in world cricket in the previous year for Wisden Cricketers' Almanack.
He has three children and lives in Hampshire.