Category Archives: Bruce Talbot

Debut hero Magoffin wants to extend Sussex stay

Fast bowler Steve Magoffin hopes to extend his Sussex stay after a sensational debut for the county. The Queenslander took 9 for 55, the second best figures of his career and including seven wickets in the second innings, as Sussex thrashed … Continue reading

Posted in Bruce Talbot, County cricket, LVCC1, Sussex | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

New skipper Adams confident in role at Hampshire

Jimmy Adams is ready for the challenge of leading a new-look Hampshire in the LV County Championship. The Hampshire batsman begins his first full season as the county’s captain against Gloucestershire in the second division, following relegation under Dominic Cork … Continue reading

Posted in Bruce Talbot, County cricket, Hampshire | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Adams urges caution after impressive Surrey start

Chris Adams is wary of setting unrealistic targets for his Surrey team despite seeing them make an impressive start on their return to Division One of the LV County Championship. Surrey’s team director enjoyed his first Championship win against his … Continue reading

Posted in Bruce Talbot, County cricket, LVCC1, Surrey | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Bransgrove confident of Hampshire’s future health

Hampshire chairman Rod Bransgrove believes 2012 will be a year of constructive development for the club – on and off the field. Bransgrove has been forced to re-evaluate his strategy following LV County Championship relegation and the devastating blow at … Continue reading

Posted in Bruce Talbot, County cricket, Hampshire | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Magoffin signs for Sussex as overseas player

Sussex have ended their long search for an overseas player by signing Australian fast bowler Steve Magoffin. The 32-year-old will make his debut in the county’s game against reigning champions Lancashire at Liverpool on April 12-15. Magoffin has experience of … Continue reading

Posted in Bruce Talbot, County cricket, Featured Articles, Sussex | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Another freak injury sidelines unfortunate Kabir

Kabir Ali is expected to miss the first six weeks of Hampshire’s season after suffering a bizarre injury during the pre-season trip to Barbados. The former England fast bowler rolled his ankle on a cricket ball in an incident that … Continue reading

Posted in Bruce Talbot, County cricket, Featured Articles, Hampshire | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Sussex plan special day to remember Umer Rashid

Ten years after his death, Sussex will commemorate the life of Umer Rashid at a ceremony at Hove this weekend. Rashid was 26 when he died during Sussex’s pre-season tour to Grenada in April 2002. On a squad day off … Continue reading

Posted in Bruce Talbot, County cricket, Featured Articles, Sussex | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Briggs to flourish in Tahir’s absence: Raj Maru

Danny Briggs has been backed to succeed as Hampshire’s number one spinner by his long-term coach and mentor. The young slow left-armer impressed on his England debut last month but will begin the new season without his county ‘spin twin’ … Continue reading

Posted in Bruce Talbot, County cricket, Hampshire | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Robinson relishing “quality time” to be spent in Dubai

Sussex coach Mark Robinson is looking forward to spending some quality time with his squad this week – before the whirlwind of the new county season kicks in. Robinson is taking 15 players to Dubai where they will play in … Continue reading

Posted in Bruce Talbot, County cricket, Sussex | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Sussex ponder next move after Wright’s IPL call-up

Sussex cricket manager Mark Robinson will intensify his search for an overseas player after losing Luke Wright for the early stages of the new season. England one-day all-rounder Wright has confirmed on his Twitter account that he is to become … Continue reading

Posted in Bruce Talbot, County cricket, England, Featured Articles, Luke Wright, Sussex | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off