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Medical advice forces Botha into retirement

Warwickshire slow left-armer Ant Botha has been forced to retire from county cricket because of a persistent elbow injury. The 34-year-old English-qualified South African underwent elbow surgery last winter and suffered a recurrence of the injury recently forcing him to … Continue reading

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Naqaash to leave Warwickshire at end of season

Warwickshire are to release seamer Naqaash Tahir at the end of the season. The 27-year-old has been told that he will not be offered a new contract when his existing deal expires next month, bringing to an end a ten-year … Continue reading

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Botha circulates availability to other counties

Warwickshire slow left arm bowler Ant Botha has circulated his details to the other 17 first-class counties after being informed that he might not have a future at Edgbaston. Botha is out of contract at the end of the season … Continue reading

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Rookie spinners poised to come to Warwicks’ aid

Warwickshire have included rookie spinners Paul Best and Maurice Holmes in their squad for the Clydesdale Bank 40 match against Leicestershire at Edgbaston on May 1. The absence of senior spinner Ant Botha for up to six weeks with a … Continue reading

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Knee scan rules out Botha for six weeks

Warwickshire will be without Ant Botha for up to six weeks after scans revealed that the slow left armer tore a knee cartilage fielding in Easter Sunday’s Clydesdale Bank 40 defeat by Hampshire at the Rose Bowl. Botha’s knee swelled … Continue reading

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Warwicks hit by Botha knee operation fear

Warwickshire spinner Ant Botha is facing a month on the sidelines because of a knee injury. The former Derbyshire slow left-armer was forced to withdraw from the County Championship match against Durham at Chester-le-Street after the knee flared up on … Continue reading

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