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Evergreen Croft aims for quarter-century of service

Robert Croft knows the sands of time are slipping away on his cricket career but not before he has achieved 25 seasons for Glamorgan. The veteran off spinner, who turns 42 this May, has lost none of the enthusiasm for … Continue reading

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Croft testimonial is “well deserved”, says Metson

Robert Croft has been awarded a testimonal season by Glamorgan in 2012, which will be his 24th season with the club.   The 41-year-old former England off spinner is one of the county´s most successful performers and last year became … Continue reading

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Croft central to plans of new Glam coach

New Glamorgan coach Matthew Mott has given hope to veteran Robert Croft that he has a significant role in his plans in all forms of cricket this summer. Over the last three seasons under Matthew Maynard, who resigned as director … Continue reading

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Player-coach deal for Croft at Glam

Robert Croft has signed a new two-year deal with Glamorgan, a contract that includes a player-coach role. For the 2011 season, which will be 40-year-old Croft’s 23rd season with the Welsh county, he will assume a coaching role – assisting … Continue reading

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A good month for the golden oldies!

I recently saw an article which claimed that professional cricket is becoming more and more of a young man’s game but, during July, some of the county game’s senior citizens have refuted such an assertion by producing some stellar performances. … Continue reading

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Career double was emotional moment

The 2010 season will, of course, be a memorable summer in my career as I turned 40 and achieved a rare statistical milestone in the game, but in many ways it has been a strange campaign for me so far. … Continue reading

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Croft’s double-act creates county record

Glamorgan’s recent County Championship match against Leicestershire at Swansea saw a moment of cricket history as Robert Croft, the veteran Glamorgan all-rounder, became the Welsh county’s first-ever player and the first for any county since 1972 to achieve the fantastic … Continue reading

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How to bowl at new Australian batting star Phillip Hughes

There is no doubt that Phillip Hughes, the 20-year old new Australian Test opener who is now playing for Middlesex, is a very talented individual. I bowled at him for Glamorgan when he made his Championship debut against us a … Continue reading

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