Category Archives: Twenty20

Ajmal pulls out of Worcestershire contract

Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has been forced to withdraw from his contract as Worcestershire’s second overseas player for this season’s Friends Life t20 competition. Ajmal’s return to New Road was always shrouded in doubt because of Pakistan’s fluid international schedule. … Continue reading

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Johnson capture underlines Durham’s T20 ambition

Durham have further underlined their determination to make an impact in Twenty20 cricket this season by signing Australian paceman Mitchell Johnson. Following the capture of Herschelle Gibbs, Johnson will be the second overseas player for the Friends Life t20 competition, in … Continue reading

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Northants snap up Cameron White as T20 signing

Northamptonshire have signed Australia batsman Cameron White as their second overseas player for this season’s Friends Life t20 competition. The 28-year-old, who played for Somerset in 2006 and 2007, was targeted by Northamptonshire last month but has now agreed a … Continue reading

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ECB issue warning to counties about Twenty20 pitches

The England and Wales Cricket Board has asked counties to improve the quality of pitches prepared for Friends Life t20 matches to ensure that spectators are not driven away by low scoring matches. ECB research has established a link between … Continue reading

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Mustard just fails in his bid for winter T20 double

Durham skipper Phil Mustard has suffered disappointment in his attempt to earn a second Twenty20 winner’s medal of the winter. Although he made his best T20 score of 88 not out earlier in the Bangladesh Premier League series, he was … Continue reading

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Essex looking to make Siddle first of two T20 signings

Essex’s signing of Australian fast bowler Peter Siddle for this summer’s 2012 Twenty20 Cup campaign, subject to clearance from Cricket Australia, is likely to be the first of two new overseas player acquisitions for the competition. The county engaged Scott … Continue reading

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Notts to target Twenty20 Cup under Voges

Mick Newell is hoping overseas signing Adam Voges will get Nottinghamshire over the line in next season’s Friends Life t20. Voges has yet to put pen to paper on a contract, but his signing is expected to be announced by … Continue reading

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Kent veterans shine alongside Pollard in Bangladesh

Kent’s Azhar Mahmood and Darren Stevens are quickly adding to their Twenty20 reputations with match-winning performances in this month’s inaugural Bangladesh Premier League event. The Kent veterans, aged 36 and 35 respectively, have helped their BPL franchise Dhaka Gladiators to … Continue reading

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Henriques becomes Glamorgan’s latest Australian target

  Glamorgan are looking to recruit Australian all-rounder Moises Henriques as short-term cover for countryman Marcus North. North has signed for Glamorgan as the overseas player for the next two summers, but the Australia batsman will miss at least the … Continue reading

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Durham seek world-class T20 overseas partner for Gibbs

Durham have signalled that they will be taking the Twenty20 Cup very seriously this year by seeking another world-class player to feature alongside Herschelle Gibbs. They took the cheaper option by signing little-known South African batsman David Miller last season … Continue reading

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