The Cricket Paper

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The Cricket Paper is the UK’s only all cricketing weekly newspaper covering matches from around the world, from elite level to local domestic cricket, with articles from leading voices in the industry.

Read the latest from the cricket world as well as the usual features, news, exclusives and much, much more.

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Here’s a sneak peek at what’s in this week’s edition of TCP…
• A breakdown of the IPL auction which saw a number of English players pick up deals.
• Chris Stocks gives the latest on Jofra Archer and his “dream” of representing England.
• Tim Wigmore looks into Steve Smith’s IPL inclusion over Joe Root despite having an inferior T20 record.
• Derek Pringle counters the arguments of administrators in New Zealand regarding the morals of the IPL and its player draft.
• Izzy Westbury on sibling rivalry in cricket – which duo comes to mind?
• Alison Mitchell believes the aim of attracting a world record MCG crowd in the Women’s World Cup Final is achievable.
• Paul Nixon on why the array of T20 tournaments around the world can affect county cricket.
• Sussex’s Luke Wright on his need for rest and the rise of Jofra Archer.


Moving on from the Ashes – Gary Ballance talks his England future after being drinks-carrier for much of the Ashes.
“They got rid of me” – Durham stalwart Graham Onions talks frankly about his move to Lancashire.