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Here’s a sneak peek at what’s in this week’s edition of TCP…
• England get their Test series up and running against South Africa. Reaction from day one at Lord’s.
• Despite only playing in two ODIs in the last 18 months, Stuart Broad tells Chris Stocks he is determined to play at the next World Cup.
• Peter Hayter on why it’s time to enjoy the second coming of Alastair Cook.
• Tim Wigmore on the four major causes that show a lack of strength in depth in the touring South Africans.
• Six pages of Women’s World Cup news, features, reports and scores.
• Saj Sadiq speaks to Junaid Khan, one of Pakistan’s Champions Trophy heroes, who benefitted from the confidence given to him.
• All the reaction from another thrilling week of County Championship action, where Somerset shocked Yorkshire.
• Derek Pringle rues the lack of festival cricket in the modern game.
• Derbyshire’s 16-year-old sensation Hamidullah Qadri on his whirlwind start to County Championship cricket.
• Preview of the Blast as well as looking back at a record-breaking One-Day Cup final.
• Stephen Thorpe previews the latest autobiography of Mike Proctor.
• News and results from around the country in afour-page club cricket section.