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Smith relishing new challenge in Essex dressing room

The sound of southern African accents is sure to dominate one corner of the Essex dressing room when the new season starts in early April. Joining Johannesburg-born newcomer Greg Smith will be Cape Province born duo Charl Willoughby and short … Continue reading

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Leicestershire quartet sign contract extensions

Leicestershire have received a pre-season boost with four players who were due to be out-of-contract in September agreeing one-year extensions. Batsmen Josh Cobb, Will Jefferson and Greg Smith, plus seam bowler Alex Wyatt, have all agreed to stay at Grace … Continue reading

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New faces make Grayson confident of Essex success

Although Essex head coach Paul Grayson accepts his side were not ready for promotion last year, the introduction of a couple of new faces leads him to believe that his squad is capable of proving worthy challengers in 2012. “We … Continue reading

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Essex complete signing of Derbyshire’s Smith

Essex have completed their first new signing for the 2012 season, with former Derbyshire all-rounder Greg Smith putting pen to paper on a two-year deal. The South African-born player, who becomes UK qualified next year, has spent six years at … Continue reading

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Essex interest as Smith opts to leave Derbyshire

Greg Smith will not be offered a new contract by Derbyshire and will leave the club at the end of the season. At the end of several months of trying to tie the 28-year-old all-rounder to a new deal, Derbyshire … Continue reading

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Nixon optimistic of winning fitness battle

Leicestershire expect former England one-day international batsman Paul Nixon to be fit to face Glamorgan in the County Championship second division opener against Glamorgan at Grace Road, starting on April 8. Nixon underwent surgery on a knee cartilage injury, which … Continue reading

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