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Taylor excited by challenge of taking on England

England Lions skipper James Taylor believes his team’s forthcoming match against the senior England side is the ideal opportunity to press his claims for a call-up. Nottinghamshire’s new signing was recently handed the captaincy of the 16-man squad for next … Continue reading

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Chris Read: Nottinghamshire can be champions again in 2012

Nottinghamshire captain Chris Read believes the Division One title will be harder to win in next season’s County Championship – but remains confident his side can mount a challenge. The former England wicketkeeper led his county to Championship glory in 2010, … Continue reading

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Patel is happy to wait his turn for Test opportunity

Nottinghamshire’s Samit Patel has spoken about his disappointment at missing out on England’s forthcoming series against Pakistan – but also says he is happy to bide his time. Monty Panesar was named as the second spinner in the 16-man England squad, despite Patel’s impressive all-round … Continue reading

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England Test ambition behind Taylor move: Newell

Nottinghamshire’s Mick Newell believes the club’s new signing James Taylor chose the county over others for cricket reasons alone. Taylor completed his protracted switch to Trent Bridge following an agreement over compensation with his former county Leicestershire. But his new director … Continue reading

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Patel puts England Test ambition ahead of the IPL

Samit Patel is set to forgo a lucrative contract in the Indian Premier League in a bid to win a place in the England Test team. The Nottinghamshire all-rounder’s representatives held talks with several franchises ahead of the auction to … Continue reading

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Millimetres matter for top groundsman Birks

Size, men are often reassured, isn’t everything – but for Nottinghamshire’s Steve Birks every millimetre matters. The Trent Bridge groundsman recently lifted the ECB’s Groundsman of the Year Award in the one-day category and shared second place in its four-day … Continue reading

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Big Bash ideal for Lumb’s England ambitions

Michael Lumb is hoping some eye-catching performances in next month’s Big Bash in Australia will spell a return to the international fold. Lumb has featured in eight T20 matches for England and helped them win the ICC World Twenty20 in … Continue reading

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Newell praise for Notts academy as teenage trio sign

Nottinghamshire marked their first day back of pre-season training by tying up three of their most promising youngsters on long-term contracts. Sam Kelsall, Sam Wood and Brett Hutton, who made their first team debuts last season, have signed two-year deals after … Continue reading

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Gurney keen to get started at Nottinghamshire

While not every county cricketer will be relishing the prospect of reporting back for training this week, Harry Gurney can’t wait. The left-arm swing bowler, who helped Leicestershire win the Friends Life t20 last summer, has moved up the A46 … Continue reading

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Franks wins two-year Notts contract extension

Nottinghamshire stalwart Paul Franks has been awarded a contract extension that will keep him at Trent Bridge for another two years. Franks, 32, who made his first-class debut in 1996, will have represented his native county for 18 seasons by the … Continue reading

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