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Worcestershire win permission to develop New Road

Worcestershire have been given planning permission to develop a conference centre and hotel at their New Road headquarters. Worcester City Council’s planning committee have agreed by a 7-3 majority, with one abstention, to the joint application from the county club … Continue reading

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Leicestershire plan a ‘break-even’ budget for 2012

Leicestershire have been warned that they face a challenging financial year despite announcing a record profit of £294,022 last year. County chairman Paul Haywood told Leicestershire members at this week that he was an expecting a £300,000 shortfall in central … Continue reading

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Saeed Ajmal helps Moeen to perfect his doosra

Worcestershire’s off-spinning all-rounder Moeen Ali is working on perfecting the doosra and is ready to unveil it in competitive cricket this season. Ali has worked closely with Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal, who used the doosra to devastating effect in the … Continue reading

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Worcestershire hope for development green light

Worcestershire hope to find out on Thursday March 1 whether they will be given planning approval to build a conference centre and hotel at New Road. The county are working closely with hotel chain Premier Inn on the development which … Continue reading

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Gifford back at New Road after a 30-year absence

Former England slow left-armer Norman Gifford has rejoined Worcestershire after a 30-year absence as the county’s new part-time bowling coach. Gifford played for Worcestershire from 1960 to 1982 and captained them to the County Championship title in 1974. He left … Continue reading

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Smith sets out ambitious Northants five-year plan

  Northamptonshire’s new chief executive David Smith has drawn up an ambitious five-year plan for the county which includes securing promotion this season and winning a one-day trophy and a place in the Champions League Twenty20 competition by 2016. Smith’s … Continue reading

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Chopra impresses with big runs during stint in Sri Lanka

Warwickshire batsman Varun Chopra can already claim to be in fine form even though the new season is more than a month away, having scored two centuries during his recent stint playing first-class cricket in Sri Lanka. The opener played … Continue reading

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Moeen to complete busy winter with MCC chance

Worcestershire’s Moeen Ali and Alan Richardson and Northamptonshire pair Stephen Peters and Niall O’Brien have been included in the MCC squad for the match against champion county Lancashire in Abu Dhabi from March 27 to 30. It will be the third … Continue reading

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Capel welcomes signing of left-arm spinner De Lange

Northamptonshire have secured outside funding to help them strengthen their squad with the signing of South African left-arm spinner Con de Lange. De Lange, 31, is a UK resident as he lives in Scotland and will play county cricket for … Continue reading

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It’s official: Warwickshire’s members are revolting!

Warwickshire’s members are revolting. Not in a smelly sense, you understand, but in opposition to the inadequate facilities they believe they have been provided with in the new £32 million pavilion at Edgbaston. Tony Cook, a long-standing Warwickshire member, tabled … Continue reading

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