Category Archives: Chris Adams

Yardy’s “bravery” saluted by Adams

Former Sussex captain Chris Adams has praised Mike Yardy’s “bravery” after his successor flew home from the World Cup to battle depression. Adams led Sussex for ten years before handing over the captaincy to Yardy in 2009 and believes he will … Continue reading

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KP and England stars need more county time

Having Kevin Pietersen with us at Surrey for the last two weeks of the season is a win-win situation for all concerned. KP is England’s best batsman, but who finds himself in a situation where he needed to rediscover the … Continue reading

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Hamilton-Brown shaping up as class act

In terms of team-bonding, getting out into the middle and playing on grass again, our second trip to hold Surrey’s pre-season training in the United Arab Emirates worked out really nicely. Of course the weather is guaranteed and the practice … Continue reading

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Changing the culture at Surrey

I used to get to the end of the season when I played feeling completely and utterly exhausted. Well, after a year on the other side of the fence, I feel just as drained by the challenges of coaching a … Continue reading

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No overnight fix at Surrey

When I took over as Surrey’s cricket manager last December I was under no illusions that the job of making them a force in the county game again was no overnight fix. This season we have already had plenty of … Continue reading

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Surrey’s first victory was so special

I was lucky to have a wonderful playing career with so many highlights, particularly during my 11 years at Sussex, but I must confess that my first win as Surrey’s director of cricket was just as special. It came on … Continue reading

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