Tag Archives: Richard Latham

No 3 position is the aim for Housego at Gloucestershire

Dan Housego says his decision to join Gloucestershire was made in the hope of becoming a first team regular in all forms of the game. The 23-year-old former Middlesex batsman, who has signed a three-year contract at Bristol, will join … Continue reading

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Morkel to join Gayle in Somerset’s T20 line-up

Albie Morkel has followed Chris Gayle in signing up for Somerset’s Twenty20 Cup campaign this summer. The 30-year-old fast bowling all-rounder has been recruited to replace fellow countryman Roelof van der Merwe, who had been set to join the county on … Continue reading

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Gloucestershire discussing appeal over ground shock

Gloucestershire are considering an appeal against a shock decision by Bristol City Council’s Planning Committee to reject proposals for redevelopment of the County Ground. And the club claim they may have to consider relocating to Gloucester unless some way can … Continue reading

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Gayle’s Somerset brief is to lay the ghost of trophies lost

Somerset have signed Chris Gayle precisely to help turn them from perennial runners-up to trophy winners this summer. The club acted quickly to recruit the 32-year-old former West Indies captain as their second overseas player for the Friends Lift t20 … Continue reading

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Kieswetter rejects IPL to give Somerset a boost

Craig Kieswetter has given Somerset a double boost by agreeing a new contract and deciding not to make himself available for the Indian Premier League. The 24-year-old England one-day wicketkeeper’s new agreement binds him to Somerset until the end of … Continue reading

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Globetrotting Trego now heads off to Bangladesh

Have bat will travel is fast becoming the motto of Somerset’s Peter Trego. Since the end of last season in England the 30-year-old all-rounder has been continually on the move, starting with a trip to India where he helped his … Continue reading

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Philander signs for early-season Somerset stint

Somerset have agreed terms with exciting South African all-rounder Vernon Philander to become their overseas signing for the early part of next season. The club have been seeking a high-profile player to represent them during April and May. Another South African, … Continue reading

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Gloucester festival becomes victim of fixtures cut

Gloucestershire have reluctantly decided to abandon the popular Gloucester Festival for at least the next two seasons. But there may still be a future for county cricket at the Kings School, depending on the number of group fixtures in the … Continue reading

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Nash identifies hard work behind record Somerset profit

Somerset have announced an operating profit of £408,000 for the year ended September 30, 2011. And that is despite the fact that the significant prize money due from reaching the semi-finals of the Champions League T20 tournament in India last month … Continue reading

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Saxelby heads up young guns’ commitment to Glos

Ian Saxelby has signed a new three-year contract with Gloucestershire to confirm his resurgence after a serious shoulder problem. And three more of the club’s promising young players – David Payne, Ian Cockbain and Liam Norwell – have all agreed … Continue reading

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