Tag Archives: Owais Shah

Walker philosophical about Shah’s IPL reprieve

Essex hopes of having Owais Shah in their side for the entire domestic season have been dashed with the news that the former England and Middlesex batsman had received a belated offer to participate in the Indian Premier League. The … Continue reading

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Shah calls for cool heads in search for double success

With the race for promotion from Division Two in the County Championship hotting up, Essex are looking to former England and Middlesex batsman Owais Shah to continue to act as the mainstay of their batting line-up as they bid for … Continue reading

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Praise for Pettini and Shah as Essex stay in CB40 hunt

Essex head coach Paul Grayson has praised his batsmen for their performance against Lancashire at Old Trafford which kept alive hopes of reaching the Clydesdale Bank 40 semi-finals. They chased down 258 to beat Lancashire by six wickets, with two … Continue reading

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Godleman hundred starts bid to re-launch his career

Billy Godleman marked his return to the Essex side with a career-best 130 against Leicestershire at Grace Road – and hoped that the second innings ton had got his cricketing life back on track. The son of a Camden cabbie, … Continue reading

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Shah relishing “new challenge” of life at Essex

Owais Shah is not yet ready to start the autumn of his career. At 32, indeed, and in the peak years of his career, the former England batsman is targeting both personal success and team silverware with his new county … Continue reading

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Shah Essex debut likely to be late May

Essex will have to wait before seeing their new winter signing Owais Shah putting bat to ball in 2011. The former England and Middlesex batsman is currently in South Africa where he has been playing for Cape Cobras and then … Continue reading

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Grayson clear on benefits of Barbados trip

Essex jet off to Barbados tomorrow (March 14) where they will spend 12 days as they continue their pre-season training with coach Paul Grayson keen to ensure that his squad have the best possible preparation ahead of the 2011 season. … Continue reading

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Bopara puts full focus on winning Test place

One of the most surprising aspects of the recent Indian Premier League auction was the failure of Essex all-rounder Ravi Bopara to win a contract for the competition although two of his county colleagues, Ryan ten Doeschate and newcomer Owais … Continue reading

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Unfair Dismissal?

Released by his county and forgotten by his country, Owais Shah tells Robin Hutchison where it all went wrong Sprawled on the couch in the living room of his North London home, Owais Shah greets questions with a shrug. “If … Continue reading

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Grayson hails significance of Bopara signing

Essex batsman Ravi Bopara has finally penned a deal that commits the stylish right-hander to another two years with the county. Negotiations to conclude a deal had become somewhat protracted although Essex first team coach Paul Grayson admitted he always … Continue reading

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