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Rare top-flight win puts ‘Shankargate’ behind Worcs

Steve Rhodes, Worcestershire’s director of cricket, has played down the significance of ‘Shankargate’ in his side’s first County Championship win of the season. Worcestershire ended a run of six straight defeats with a six-wicket win over champions Nottinghamshire in a … Continue reading

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Steve Rhodes: Edgbaston pitch was “unfit for first-class cricket”

Worcestershire director of cricket Steve Rhodes slammed the controversial Edgbaston pitch on which his side suffered a crushing 218-run defeat to Warwickshire, describing it as “unfit for first-class cricket”. The pitch was deemed poor by an England and Wales Cricket … Continue reading

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Rhodes lays down the law to his Worcs players

Worcestershire’s batsmen have been warned that they will be playing for their places in the County Championship first division match against Somerset at Taunton, starting on May 4. Worcestershire battled hard before being beaten by three wickets by defending champions … Continue reading

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Kervezee could be England Lion, says Rhodes

Worcestershire’s director of cricket Steve Rhodes has put the county’s Dutch batting prodigy Alexei Kervezee forward to the England selectors as a possible England Lions candidate. Kervezee, 21, does not qualify to play international cricket for England until the end … Continue reading

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Moeen signs new Worcs contract

Moeen Ali has ended speculation about his future by signing a new two-year contract with Worcestershire. The left-handed batsman and part-time off spin bowler was out of contract at the end of this season but Worcestershire have now secured the … Continue reading

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Rhodes and Leatherdale on the run

Worcestershire’s director of cricket Steve Rhodes and new chief executive David Leatherdale will attempt to prove their fitness to the county’s Academy players when they take part in a charity run on March 20. Former Worcestershire all-rounder Leatherdale and ex-England … Continue reading

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Whelan recovery is boost for Worcs

Worcestershire will have an ‘extra’ player in their squad following Chris Whelan’s recovery from an ankle injury. The former Middlesex seamer was a frustrated figure for most of last season as he played just one match in Worcestershire’s promotion-winning campaign … Continue reading

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Worcs move to secure Shakib return

Worcestershire have started talks with Shakib Al Hasan that could see the Bangladesh all-rounder returning to New Road as overseas player next season. Shakib enjoyed a successful, if brief, stint with Worcestershire this year in which he helped them clinch … Continue reading

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