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Here’s a sneak peek at what’s in this week’s edition of TCP…
• Derek Pringle on what counties can do to prevent any more Adil Rashid or Alex Hales scenarios.
• Sam Northeast on why Hampshire won the race for his signature.
• A look ahead to England’s ODI series in New Zealand.
• Isabelle Westbury on why it’s so important to not lose all the momentum that has been gained in women’s cricket following last summer’s victorious World Cup.
• Paul Edwards chats with David Ripley to find out the secrets to Northants’ success.
• Jack Leach is having success with the Lions – but knows he has to be patient if he’s to receive an England call-up.
• Tim Wigmore suggests recent comments from England coach Trevor Bayliss shows the game needs major changes.
• Minor Counties players are still on the radars of first-class counties, says TCP columnist and Leicestershire coach Paul Nixon.
Worcestershire batsman Daryl Mitchell on how little has changed for the players despite a change in coaching staff after promotion AND Warwickshire director of sport Ashley Giles on why he has been drumming the significance of playing for the county into his players.