Category Archives: LVCC2

Patterson earns Yorkshire call-up for Essex game

Steve Patterson knows he must make the most of his opportunity for Yorkshire against Essex at Headingley as competition for places is about to become even fiercer. The 28-year-old seamer had some injury problems last season and in County Championship … Continue reading

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Howell given his Gloucestershire chance at Kent

Former Hampshire batsman Benny Howell will make his Gloucestershire debut in the LV County Championship match with Kent at Canterbury, starting on April 19. The 23-year-old has been registered by the club to play in the fixture as replacement for … Continue reading

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Mott calls player meeting to review Glamorgan defeats

Glamorgan elite performance director Matthew Mott admitted his side “could not be lower” after suffering two losses at the start of their County Championship campaign, including an embarrassing defeat to Derbyshire inside three days. The Welsh county were humbled by … Continue reading

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Brave Pyrah left to reflect on life’s ups and downs

While helping to look after his new twin daughters, Richard Pyrah will have plenty of time to reflect on life’s highs and lows during the next few weeks. The Yorkshire all-rounder missed the county’s pre-season trip to Barbados in order … Continue reading

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Wainwright fizzing after leaving Yorkshire “bubble”

This may be a good time to ask David Wainwright if he feels he made the right move in leaving Yorkshire for a fresh start with Derbyshire. Having passed up the option of a further year at Headingley because he … Continue reading

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New regulations light up the County Championship

The third verse of the Book of Genesis reads: “And God said, Let there be light and there was light.” Although not quite having the same authoritative powers, the ECB have issued a similar mandate this season, allowing floodlights to … Continue reading

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Grayson hails quality of Essex opening performance

Essex became the first side to record a victory in the County Championship this season when they completed the win over Gloucestershire just 75 minutes into the third morning’s play after a performance that head coach Paul Grayson described as … Continue reading

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“Elation and relief” as Redfern ends century wait

No longer is Dan Redfern burdened by the knowledge that he has yet to score his maiden first-class century. By hitting 110 on the opening day of the new campaign against Northants, the Derbyshire left-hander became the first batsman in … Continue reading

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New signings have revitalised Kent: Geraint Jones

Kent’s former England wicketkeeper Geraint Jones is delighted by the club’s close-season acquisitions and believes the new-look side have a real chance of being a competitive force in the LV= County Championship second division. Jones, who warmed up for the … Continue reading

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Frustrated Willoughby forced to sit out opening match

As county cricketers look forward with eager anticipation to the start of a new County Championship campaign, Essex left-arm fast bowler Charl Willoughby will be forced to view all the initial action from the players’ balcony. The 37-year-old who made … Continue reading

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