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Ajmal pulls out of Worcestershire contract

Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has been forced to withdraw from his contract as Worcestershire’s second overseas player for this season’s Friends Life t20 competition. Ajmal’s return to New Road was always shrouded in doubt because of Pakistan’s fluid international schedule. … 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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Saeed Ajmal agrees to return to Worcestershire

Saeed Ajmal, England’s chief tormentor in their series whitewash by Pakistan, will play county cricket again this summer as Worcestershire’s second overseas player in the Friends Life t20. The off-spinner took 24 wickets in three Tests against England in the … Continue reading

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Simon Hughes: The mental torment of Saeed Ajmal

The threat posed by Saeed Ajmal and his spinning assistants is, when combined with a dusty, low bouncing pitch and the Decision Review System, as big as that of the conveyor belt of tall West indies fast bowlers in the … Continue reading

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The Teesra and other variations: Alan Tyers

Saeed Ajmal’s Teesra is the ball that’s got the whole world talking – and now other cricketers are making a bid to bring their signature delivery to a wider audience. Eyes peeled (and elbows straight) for … The Toesra A … Continue reading

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Willis criticism of Saeed Ajmal angers Rhodes

Worcestershire director of cricket Steve Rhodes has criticised Bob Willis for raising doubts about the legality of Saeed Ajmal’s bowling action after the Pakistan off-spinner had taken a career-best seven for 55 in the first Test against England in Dubai. … Continue reading

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Hughes close to signing for full summer with Worcs

Worcestershire are close to securing the services of Australia left-handed batsman Phil Hughes as their overseas player for the entire 2012 season. Hughes initially signed a contract to link up with Worcestershire, his third county, after Australia’s tour to the … Continue reading

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Saeed Ajmal in talks about return to New Road

Worcestershire are in talks with Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal about a possible return to New Road next season as their second overseas player in the Friends Life t20. Ajmal enjoyed a successful first stint in county cricket last season, which … Continue reading

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Roach signs for Worcestershire to replace departing Ajmal

Worcestershire have signed West Indies pace bowler Kemar Roach as their overseas player for the closing weeks of the county season. Roach will replace off-spinner Saeed Ajmal who will depart England earlier than expected to join a Pakistan training camp … Continue reading

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Scott deal could be made permanent at Worcestershire

Worcestershire have further extended Ben Scott’s loan spell at New Road and are expected to attempt to sign the Middlesex wicketkeeper on a permanent deal for next season. Scott, 29, spent the first half of last season on loan with … Continue reading

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