James Coyne

James Coyne is the assistant editor of The Cricketer magazine, where he has written for and edited the world’s leading cricket magazine since 2016 and was a contributor to The Cricketer Anthology of the Ashes (Allen & Unwin). Before that he was the assistant editor on six editions of Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack, and continues to co-edit their Cricket Round the World section on Associate nations. He has been a regular reporter on England and county cricket for more than a decade. Inspired by joint experiences on several intrepid cricket tours to mainland Europe with Timothy Abraham – arguably James’s lasting cricketing legacy will be as the first wicket to fall in a competitive match in Serbia – and a burning interest in Latin American culture and history, he embarked on the book Evita Burned Down Our Pavilion: a cricket odyssey through Latin America (Constable and Robinson, 2021) alongside Abraham. James also plays for his local cricket club in Bedfordshire. He is married to Baiba, and they have a young daughter, Hannah.

Twitter: @CoyneJames