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.

It is an excellent publication and members are encouraged to subscribe via this link:

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Here’s a sneak peek at what’s in this week’s edition of TCP…

• A TCP post-mortem of the Cape Town Test which will hold a darkened place in the annals of cricket.
• Derek Pringle examines the week Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland has endured – and recounts past moments of ball-tampering and the figures involved behind them.
• Chris Stocks explains how the Australia squad lost control.
• Australian broadcaster and writer Adam Collins gives the inside view from South Africa after a week which ‘didn’t feel real.’
• Alison Mitchell says Australian aggression showed signs of going over ‘the line’ in the run up to the Ashes.
• Neil Manthorp talks to South Africa captain Faf du Plessis over suspicions similar tactics were used by Australia previously.
• Marcus North column : “Uncontrollable emotions show the level of pride in the Baggy Green cap and its symbolism to Australia.”
• Peter Hayter says the England career of Moeen Ali, once feared, is now in danger of disappearing.
• County interviews with Warwickshire’s Dom Sibley, Lancashire’s Australian seamer Joe Mennie, and Essex captain Ryan ten Doeschate.


Warne reacts to ball-tampering saga. Australia legend and TV pundit says Cricket Australia’s sanctions were exacerbated by media hysteria. Click here :
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