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Northants snap up Cameron White as T20 signing

Northamptonshire have signed Australia batsman Cameron White as their second overseas player for this season’s Friends Life t20 competition. The 28-year-old, who played for Somerset in 2006 and 2007, was targeted by Northamptonshire last month but has now agreed a … Continue reading

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Andrew on the mend following winter surgery

Worcestershire have played down the significance of all-rounder Gareth Andrew’s appearance in their pre-season friendly against Glamorgan at New Road on March 26. Andrew, who underwent major knee surgery before Christmas, is still unlikely to feature before June even though … Continue reading

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Warwickshire mourn the death of Geoff Hill

Former Warwickshire left arm spinner Geoff Hill has died aged 77 after a lengthy illness. Hill made the first of his 42 first-class appearances for the Combined Services against Warwickshire at the Mitchells and Butlers’ Ground in Edgbaston in 1957 … Continue reading

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Joseph and Sykes given early Leicestershire chance

Leicestershire have included new recruits Robbie Joseph and James Sykes in their squad for their pre-season tour to Barbados. Slow left-armer Sykes, who will be 20 next month, has joined Leicestershire’s staff full time having graduated from the Grace Road academy. … Continue reading

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ECB issue warning to counties about Twenty20 pitches

The England and Wales Cricket Board has asked counties to improve the quality of pitches prepared for Friends Life t20 matches to ensure that spectators are not driven away by low scoring matches. ECB research has established a link between … Continue reading

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Ambrose makes Barbados tour but Allin ruled out

  Warwickshire seamer Tom Allin has been ruled out of the county’s pre-season tour of Barbados which starts on Tuesday March 13 because of a side strain. Allin, 24, suffered an identical  injury on last year’s trip to the Caribbean … Continue reading

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Klinger to deputise for Hughes until end of May

Worcestershire have signed South Australia batsman Michael Klinger as a locum overseas player until the end of May. Klinger, 31, has been signed to deputise for his compatriot Phil Hughes who has been included in an Australia training camp during … Continue reading

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New wins himself another chance with the Unicorns

Former Leicestershire wicketkeeper Tom New will attempt to find a route back into first-class cricket by playing for the Unicorns in this season’s Clydesdale Bank 40 competition. New was released by Leicestershire towards the end of last season even though … Continue reading

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Roberts to join Warwickshire as commercial director

Warwickshire have appointed Gareth Roberts as their new commercial director to replace James McLaughlin who will take up a new job as chief executive of the charity Cure Leukaemia at the end of the month. Roberts is a friend of … Continue reading

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Mitchell returns from Zimbabwe in confident mood

The new season is still a month away but Worcestershire captain Daryl Mitchell has already found form and confidence after a successful stint playing first-class cricket in Zimbabwe. Mitchell played three matches for the Mutare-based Mountaineers franchise where he and … Continue reading

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