Category Archives: Adil Rashid

Elder Rashid wins Unicorns opportunity

Amar Rashid, the elder brother of Yorkshire leg-spinner Adil, has been included in the Unicorns squad for their pre-season friendly against Oxford MCCU in The Parks on March 26. Rashid, 24, a former Leeds/Bradford MCCU player, impressed in trials with … Continue reading

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Yorks players stump up part of tour costs

Most of Yorkshire’s 16-man squad for the pre-season tour to Barbados will be meeting some of their own expenses. After announcing a loss of nearly £2m for 2010, largely as a result of staging the Pakistan v Australia Test, Yorkshire’s … Continue reading

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Rashid enjoying his winter of content

Adil Rashid has had plenty to celebrate recently, helping South Australia to their first trophy for 15 years before flying to the West Indies just in time for his 23rd birthday. On his arrival in the Caribbean he went straight … Continue reading

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Richard Gibson: Yorkshire’s self help and the other Rashid

Yorkshire’s pre-season tour to Barbados is being funded by sponsors, including the ex-players’ association, as the Headingley purse strings tighten. More than half a dozen organisations have stumped up cash for the mid-March trip, which like other expenditure at the … Continue reading

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Cross-sport venturing, Bigger Bash and Yorkshire bred

Middlesex’s increased emphasis on fitness this winter has seen their entire first-team squad put through a gruelling schedule devised by local mixed martial arts devotee Giorgio Andrews. MMA – or cagefighting as it is more popularly known – is having … Continue reading

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No overseas players for Yorks in 2011

Yorkshire are planning not to sign any overseas players, even for Twenty20 cricket, next season. Despite the six-figure, three-year deal signed last month by car dealers JCT600 to become the club’s main official sponsor, director of cricket Martyn Moxon said: … Continue reading

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Sam Collins: England get it right with Tremlett and Panesar

“You’re right, size does matter. We’ve got cover in the bouncy areas and some swingers as well.” Barbara Windsor in Carry on Matron? Wrong. Geoff Miller at The Oval. Terrifying. That was as racy as it got as England announced … Continue reading

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Bopara and Rashid need Test opportunity

I think England are in a great position as they look forward to the four-Test series against Pakistan and the start of the real build-up to the Ashes in Australia this winter. But there are two players who I would … Continue reading

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Daniel Brigham: Britain's got talent

Here at TWC we’re a very paternal bunch. In our May issue we asked the captain or coach from all 18 counties to pick a young player (not from their own side) who they believe will have a breakthrough summer. … Continue reading

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Britain's Got Talent

TWC asks the experts to pick the most exciting young English prospects for the 2010 county season… You have to feel sorry for young English players. All they will have heard in the last few years is that the County … Continue reading

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