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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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New regulations light up the County Championship

The third verse of the Book of Genesis reads: “And God said, Let there be light and there was light.” Although not quite having the same authoritative powers, the ECB have issued a similar mandate this season, allowing floodlights to … Continue reading

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Championship and MVP titles a twin aim for Adams

  Andre Adams is hoping a repeat performance of his form last season will help Nottinghamshire to a County Championship crown this year – and himself to the FTI Most Valuable Player award. The Kiwi all-rounder was the third highest … Continue reading

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Neil Edwards on an important season: listen now

Nottinghamshire batsman Neil Edwards tells Dave Bracegirdle why he is pleased to make a good start to an important season for him Listen now! For more county podcasts see here For more podcasts from Dave Bracegirdle, see here

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James Taylor signs for Shrewsbury Cricket Club

James Taylor signing for Shrewsbury Cricket Club might sound like an April Fool, but it’s not. The England Lions captain and a candidate for a place in England’s under-performing Test batting line-up this summer will play for the Shropshire club … Continue reading

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Mullaney among the runs as Notts wrap up tour

After both had endured a frustrating time with niggling injuries, Alex Hales and Chris Read made the most of their opportunity to score a few runs as Nottinghamshire and Warwickshire wound down their Barbados tours with a two-day friendly at … Continue reading

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Clocking up the miles brings Hales valued experience

If collecting Air Miles had been his thing, then this past winter would have been very rewarding indeed for Alex Hales. As it was, the 23-year-old Nottinghamshire batsman gained something far more important – valuable experience. In his quest to … 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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The night Sir Garry lined up again with Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire’s cricketers received a very pleasant surprise at a ‘Welcome Meeting’ staged to greet the six first-class county sides that are currently enjoying the facilities in Barbados. Fashionably late and totally unexpected, Sir Garfield Sobers arrived at the function in … Continue reading

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Edwards finds form in pre-season win over Yorkshire

After their loss to Warwickshire at the weekend, Nottinghamshire bounced back with a victory over Yorkshire at Pickwick Cricket Club, Barbados. Neil Edwards, with 94, and Riki Wessels, who made 64, were the architects of Notts’ 64-run success, which saw … Continue reading

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