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Here’s a sneak peek at what’s in this week’s edition of TCP…
• Alison Mitchell on the rise of women umpires.
• Derek Pringle on Chris Gayle’s latest feat – becoming the first to reach 10,000 T20 runs.
• Adam Collins discovers that James Pattinson is easing back to his best and enjoying life at Nottinghamshire.
• All the reaction from another thrilling round of County Championship action.
• Chris Stocks looks at how and why the England squad could have a few different names this summer.
• Richard Edwards looks back at when Graeme Hick made 405 not out for Worcestershire in 1988. (Scorecard : http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/engine/current/match/138297.html)
• Paul Nixon on the benefits of 2nd XI cricket.
• Chetan Narula on the rise of leg-spin at the IPL.
• Roderick Easdale looks behind the statistics of Mike Brearley to ask: “Was he England’s greatest EVER captain?”