Tag Archives: Gloucestershire

Gloucester festival becomes victim of fixtures cut

Gloucestershire have reluctantly decided to abandon the popular Gloucester Festival for at least the next two seasons. But there may still be a future for county cricket at the Kings School, depending on the number of group fixtures in the … Continue reading

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County Season Reviews 2011

A brief account of what happened during the summer of 2011 for each county, take a look… Derbyshire Durham Essex Glamorgan Gloucestershire Hampshire Kent Leicestershire Lancashire Middlesex Northamptonshire Nottinghamshire Somerset Surrey Sussex Warwickshire Worcestershire Yorkshire

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Saxelby heads up young guns’ commitment to Glos

Ian Saxelby has signed a new three-year contract with Gloucestershire to confirm his resurgence after a serious shoulder problem. And three more of the club’s promising young players – David Payne, Ian Cockbain and Liam Norwell – have all agreed … Continue reading

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Gloucestershire turn heavy losses into small profit

Gloucestershire have announced a small profit of £2,000 for the year ended September 30, 2011, representing a remarkable turnaround on the previous two years in which the club lost a combined total of £400.000 before tax. Both income and expenditure came … Continue reading

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Senior bowler needed to replace Lewis, urges Gidman

Alex Gidman is hopeful that Gloucestershire will sign a senior bowler to replace Jon Lewis this winter. The skipper is already looking forward to next summer, the first without front-line bowler Lewis, who has signed a two-year contract with Surrey. … Continue reading

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Lewis exits Gloucestershire with award and shirt tribute

Gloucestershire have paid tribute to their former captain Jon Lewis by retiring his number 18 shirt. The gesture marks the end of the bowler’s 17-year spell at the club which included the most successful period in their history. The 36-year-old, … Continue reading

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Gidman says benefit year is “humbling experience”

Gloucestershire captain Alex Gidman has been awarded a benefit year by the club in 2012. A product of Painswick CC, Wycliffe College in Stonehouse and Hatherley and Reddings CC, Gidman made his Gloucestershire debut in 2002 and has been skipper … Continue reading

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Gidman Minor’s major achievement: Andrew Hignell

Will Gidman, the younger brother of Gloucestershire captain Alex, completed the rare double of 1,000 runs and 50 wickets in County Championship cricket during the West Country team’s final four-day match of the summer against Northamptonshire at Wantage Road. The … Continue reading

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Gloucestershire want both Taylor and Marshall to stay

Gloucestershire have offered new contracts to Chris Taylor and Hamish Marshall in an effort to keep them at the County Ground next season. In both cases the offers are conditional upon the club being granted planning permission to develop their … Continue reading

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Gidman junior on course for a notable double

Will Gidman is on course to mark his first season with Gloucestershire by completing a notable LV=County Championship double. With three games to go, two of them at Bristol, the 26-year-old all-rounder needs 11 more wickets to reach 50 for … Continue reading

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