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Richardson honoured to receive Wisden award

Worcestershire seamer Alan Richardson has added one of cricket’s most coveted awards to his motley collection of cricket trophies. Richardson is one of Wisden’s Five Cricketers of the Year, a just reward for his 73 wickets last season which helped … Continue reading

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Richardson and the Dad’s Army heroes: Richard Gibson

Alan Richardson, the unlikely leading wicket-taker in the top tier of the 2011 County Championship, reckons it is no coincidence that the country’s most successful seamers resembled something of a Dad’s Army this year. Richardson claimed a personal-best 73 scalps … Continue reading

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Richardson delight at winning coveted Worcs trophy again

Worcestershire seamer Alan Richardson has won the county’s coveted Dick Lygon Award for the second consecutive season. Richardson helped Worcestershire preserve their County Championship first division status by taking his season’s best haul of 73 wickets. The Dick Lygon award, … Continue reading

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Old dogs have bite as well as bark: Andrew Hignell

The ECB may have introduced financial incentives to encourage the participation of more young cricketers in the county game, but several of the old sweats have had seasons to savour. Paul Nixon, Leicestershire’s 40-year-old wicketkeeper, has enjoyed an annus mirabilis … Continue reading

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Richardson and Woakes head PCA awards nominees

Midlands pair Alan Richardson and Chris Woakes are among the nominees for two prestigious prizes at the NatWest Professional Cricketers’ Association Awards evening at the Roundhouse in London on September 22. Worcestershire seamer Richardson has been shortlisted for the coveted … Continue reading

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Richardson pays tribute to Worcestershire team spirit

Alan Richardson paid tribute to Worcestershire’s “fantastic team spirit” after he had bowled them to the brink of safety in the County Championship first division. The veteran seamer took six for 22, his best figures for Worcestershire, which also put … Continue reading

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Veteran Richardson to play on at Worcestershire

Worcestershire’s veteran seamer Alan Richardson has committed himself to a third season at New Road by signing a new one-year contract. The 36-year-old has been outstanding form since he joined Worcestershire from Middlesex at the end of the 2009 season … Continue reading

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