Author Archives: Luke Sellers

Lewis exits Gloucestershire with award and shirt tribute

Gloucestershire have paid tribute to their former captain Jon Lewis by retiring his number 18 shirt. The gesture marks the end of the bowler’s 17-year spell at the club which included the most successful period in their history. The 36-year-old, … Continue reading

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Minor counties: Knockout quarter finals round-up

After running out Ricky Ponting at Trent Bridge as a substitute fielder in the 2005 Test, few players’ careers have been defined more by a single moment than former Durham batsman Gary Pratt. But England’s unlikeliest Ashes hero showed that … Continue reading

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Minor counties: picking a selection policy

It would be difficult to imagine League One football teams like Rochdale and Oldham being happy to restrict themselves to their current division and serve solely as a production line for near neighbours Manchester United. And yet, by operating outside of … Continue reading

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Twenty20 must remain a sporting spectacle: Luke Sellers

The lifeblood of the county game or an irritating distraction, the Friends Life t20 has returned in all its opinion-dividing razzmatazz. And chief executives up and down the country are left trying to strike the balance between fairground fun and … Continue reading

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A club captain’s tale: Luke Sellers

A month into the new season and 23 different players have already represented the first team at my club. That stat is both a sign of strength in depth and a source of huge frustration. Work, school, birthdays, christenings, rugby … Continue reading

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Luke Sellers: Minor Counties provides vital platform

Explosive hitting, fierce competition and a thrilling finish, what more could you want from a one-day match? But the action wasn’t coming from Lord’s, Edgbaston or The Oval but from a small, picturesque club ground in Herefordshire. The match, Herefordshire … Continue reading

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