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Rankin out for six weeks with foot injury

Warwickshire have suffered another blow in the build-up to their County Championship opener against Somerset at Edgbaston, starting on April 12, with the news that Ireland fast bowler Boyd Rankin will miss the first six weeks of the season. Rankin, … Continue reading

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Giles calls on Warwicks to develop ruthless streak

Warwickshire’s director of cricket Ashley Giles believes his side needs to develop a ruthless streak if they are to turn last season’s near-miss in the County Championship into a title success. Warwickshire were pipped by Lancashire to the title on … Continue reading

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Maddy top scores as Warwicks kick off with a win

Warwickshire began their 2012 programme with a 14-run victory over Nottinghamshire at a sunny but breezy Windward Cricket Club on the east coast of Barbados. Put into bat, the Bears made 206 for 7 from 40 overs before dismissing their … Continue reading

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Rankin and Warwicks in talks about new deal

Warwickshire are hoping to secure the services of Ireland and England Lions pace bowler Boyd Rankin on a new contract early in the New Year. Rankin’s existing deal at Edgbaston does not expire until next December but Warwickshire are keen … Continue reading

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Giles eager to secure futures of Rankin and Woakes

Warwickshire have opened contract talks with England one-day international all-rounder Chris Woakes and Ireland pace bowler Boyd Rankin in an attempt to keep two of their most prized assets at Edgbaston. Woakes and Rankin are out of contract at the … Continue reading

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Woakes on course for December training comeback

England one-day international all-rounder Chris Woakes is set to return to training with Warwickshire early next month after he was forced to return early from the recent series in India with a thigh strain. Woakes, who also missed a month … Continue reading

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Patel secured as Warwicks overseas signing for 2012

Warwickshire have secured the services of New Zealand off-spinner Jeetan Patel as their overseas player for the whole of next season. Patel had a brief stint at Edgbaston in 2009 and rejoined Warwickshire in June as a Twenty20 specialist. But … Continue reading

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Ambrose optimistic following major hip operation

Warwickshire’s former England wicketkeeper Tim Ambrose has undergone hip surgery but is expected to be fit in plenty of time for the start of next season. Ambrose was troubled by a buttock muscle injury at times last season and a … Continue reading

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Holmes, the ‘English Murali’, released by Warwickshire

Warwickshire have released off-spinner Maurice Holmes whose controversial bowling action was under scrutiny for most of the second half of the season. The 21-year-old Loughborough University student was suspended from bowling in all competitive cricket after he was tested by … Continue reading

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Warwicks to step up hunt for title, pledges Giles

Warwickshire’s director of cricket Ashley Giles has congratulated Peter Moores, his counterpart at Lancashire, on winning the County Championship but warned that he will be trying to take the crown next season. Lancashire held their nerve on a thrilling final … Continue reading

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