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Worcestershire announce profit for 2011 of £211,893

Worcestershire have announced a pre-tax profit of £211,893, an increase of more than £123,000 on their 2010 surplus. Though income from the England and Wales Cricket Board fell, attributed to the prize money Worcestershire won for winning promotion in 2010, … Continue reading

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Hughes close to signing for full summer with Worcs

Worcestershire are close to securing the services of Australia left-handed batsman Phil Hughes as their overseas player for the entire 2012 season. Hughes initially signed a contract to link up with Worcestershire, his third county, after Australia’s tour to the … Continue reading

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Revised New Road hotel plans go for council approval

Worcestershire are set to submit revised plans for a hotel development on the Severn side of New Road to Worcester City Council before Christmas. The county are putting the finishing touches to the plans, in partnership with Premier Inns, for the … Continue reading

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Saeed Ajmal in talks about return to New Road

Worcestershire are in talks with Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal about a possible return to New Road next season as their second overseas player in the Friends Life t20. Ajmal enjoyed a successful first stint in county cricket last season, which … Continue reading

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Strange case of Adrian Shankar is officially closed

The curious case of Adrian Shankar, the batsman who was released by Worcestershire in May after doubts were raised about his age and playing pedigree, is finally over. West Mercia Police, who spent more than four months investigating the former … Continue reading

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Leatherdale adds to more tributes to Graham Dilley

Worcestershire are mourning their former fast bowler Graham Dilley who passed away at a hospice in Leicester earlier today (October 5) aged 52 after a short battle with cancer. The England paceman also began his career with his native county Kent. … Continue reading

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Loyal Mason awarded testimonial by Worcestershire

Worcestershire have awarded their bowling coach and recently-retired seamer Matt Mason a testimonial year for 2012. The 37-year-old former Western Australia player was forced to retire from first-class cricket in mid-season because of a shoulder injury but he took up … Continue reading

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Andrew tells Worcestershire he will seek other options

Worcestershire all rounder Gareth Andrew has served the county with a 28-day notice of his intention to talk to other counties. Andrew was courted by Sussex last season before he committed himself to a new one-year contract at Worcestershire but … Continue reading

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Worcestershire close strange case of Adrian Shankar

Worcestershire have released batsman Adrian Shankar after a brief and mysterious two-week spell at New Road. Shankar was released by Lancashire last season but was signed by Worcestershire a fortnight ago in a blaze of publicity. It was claimed that … Continue reading

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Rhodes and Leatherdale on the run

Worcestershire’s director of cricket Steve Rhodes and new chief executive David Leatherdale will attempt to prove their fitness to the county’s Academy players when they take part in a charity run on March 20. Former Worcestershire all-rounder Leatherdale and ex-England … Continue reading

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