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Bracewell gives Muchall chance in Gloucestershire trial

Gloucestershire are giving a six-week trial to seam bowler Paul Muchall, brother of experienced Durham batsman Gordon Muchall. The 25-year-old is involved in the county’s current warm-up game against Cardiff MCCU at Bristol and looking to impress director of cricket … Continue reading

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Russell gives backing for Bracewell contract extension

John Bracewell has pledged his future to Gloucestershire by signing a three-year extension to his contract as director of cricket. The new agreement ties the New Zealander to the club until the end of the 2015 season and gives him … Continue reading

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Boyce and Cobb’s cricketing rarity: Andrew Hignell

One of the abiding memories of the 2011 season came in the Friends Life t20 final at Edgbaston when Matthew Boyce, Leicestershire’s substitute fielder, held four towering catches on the boundary’s edge in an arc between deep square-leg and deep mid-wicket, all off … 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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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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Bracewell hails signing of Ireland’s “lion-slayer”

Gloucestershire have signed Ireland all-rounder Kevin O’Brien for the remainder of the season. The 27-year-old, who leapt to fame with his sensational match-winning century against England in the World Cup, will join the squad later this week and it is … Continue reading

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County cricket will toughen me up: Williamson

Kane Williamson believes his summer in county cricket with Gloucestershire will toughen him up and help boost his international career with New Zealand. The 20-year-old batsman made his debut in the county’s Clydesdale Bank 40 match against the Unicorns at … Continue reading

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Young bloods keen to lift Glos further

What a lift Gloucestershire’s young bloods have given the club at the start of what looked likely to be a difficult season. Ian Cockbain, Richard Coughtrie, Will Gidman, David Payne and Liam Norwell all made their County Championship debuts in … Continue reading

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Glos give Marshall leave to miss opener

Hamish Marshall has been given permission to miss Gloucestershire’s opening LV=County Championship game of the season against Derbyshire at Bristol, starting on April 8. But New Zealand’s semi-final exit from the World Cup should ensure that Kane Williamson arrives at … Continue reading

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Williamson work ethic will impress: Bracewell

Gloucestershire have signed New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson as their overseas player for the coming season. Williamson, 20, has signed a one-year contract to play in all competitions. He is currently at the World Cup as part of the New … Continue reading

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