Tag Archives: Ben Phillips

Number thirteen just fine for unsuperstitious Phillips

When Mick Newell admitted that he’d “possibly under-used” Ben Phillips last season it was clear the former Somerset all-rounder was likely to figure in the Nottinghamshire director of cricket’s plans for the new campaign. A successful pre-season tour of Barbados … Continue reading

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Bus driver’s hat-trick steals the show from county stars

‘Truth is often stranger than fiction,’ goes the saying. It certainly appeared to be the case in a specially arranged match at Carlton CC in Barbados when several outstanding performances from county players were put in the shade by a … Continue reading

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Newell still eyeing CB40 semi-final place

Nottinghamshire coach Mick Newell believes his players have given themselves a good opportunity to progress in the Clydesdale Bank 40 after their hard-fought win against Somerset. The Green and Golds replaced their hosts at the top of Group C with … Continue reading

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Phillips injury blow for Notts

Ben Phillips has been denied the chance to make his Nottinghamshire debut in Abu Dhabi against the MCC next week. The 36-year-old seamer, who joined the champions from Somerset in the winter and has previously played for Kent and Northamptonshire, … Continue reading

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Robinson defends signing of foreign trio

  Cricket manager Mark Robinson has defended Sussex’s decision to strengthen their squad with three players not qualified for England. New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent is applying for British citizenship after agreeing a one-day contract with the county while Pakistan … Continue reading

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