This yearbook details of over 450 county cricketers who either played first team cricket in 2003 or are contracted to the counties for 2004. The entries contain personal details provided by the players themselves plus their own opinions on the game and how it is managed. There are also individual playing records for the 2003 season and for their full career in first-class and one-day cricket. With the success of 20:20 cricket last season, this year's additional question asks players list their favourite band! As ever there are comments from teh players on the state of the game and this covers the controversy about the amount of county cricket and its relevance to the international game.