The Cricket Paper

It’s back! The Cricket Paper kicks back into life from its winter break ready for a frenzy of cricket to come in 2019. Treat yourself and/or your family & friends to a weekly copy of TCP and earn Stoke funds.

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…

• Step aside Sir Alastair, it’s Jimmy’s turn – Peter Hayter delivers his column on why the time is right for Jimmy Anderson to receive a knighthood!
• West Indies focus : Chris Stocks examines England’s opponents for their tour of the Caribbean and discovers Windies captain Jason Holder is in a confident mood.
• Derek Pringle column : Once likened to Ned Flanders by Kevin Pietersen, Sir Alastair Cook will have to be open to criticising fellow professionals now he’s a former England cricketer picking up media duties.
• Ian Bell is ready to carry Warwickshire forward after a winter which saw the club lose Ashley Giles and Jonathan Trott.
• New man in – a lifetime in cricket has taken Ashley Giles to the helm of the ECB’s on-field directorship. Richard Spiller examines how Gilo’s career shaped him to succeed Andrew Strauss.
• FIXTURES! Look no further than the pages for County Championship, One-Day Cup and T20 Blast fixtures.
• Richard Edwards talks to Hampshire and England spinner Mason Crane who is ready to state his case for an England recall over a year on from his mammoth 51 overs of bowling at the SCG in the Ashes.
• ECB Premier Leagues – you didn’t think TCP only reported on international and county cricket, did you? Read TCP’s club focus.