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Here’s a sneak peek at what’s in this week’s edition of TCP…
• Hampshire chairman Rod Bransgrove serves a reminder to the ECB that Test cricket doesn’t begin in the north and end in London.
• Cricketers in business – Notts duo Harry Gurney and Stuart Broad are inn with the crowd.
• Chris Stocks points out how a seemingly untimely injury to Jonny Bairstow could end up helping England figure out their batting line-up in the long term.
• “He’s unconventional but Jasprit Bumrah is a threat England’s batsmen really didn’t need right now.” writes Derek Pringle
• Hayter column : “The Ageas Bowl is a battle ground for Alastair Cook.”
• County scene overload : Ed Barnard, Tymal Mills, Jason Kerr, Wahab Riaz and a host of more players and coaches.
Void at No.4 – After moving Joe Root up, can Ben Stokes now move up to the captain’s old spot and avoid a selection headache?