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New wins himself another chance with the Unicorns

Former Leicestershire wicketkeeper Tom New will attempt to find a route back into first-class cricket by playing for the Unicorns in this season’s Clydesdale Bank 40 competition. New was released by Leicestershire towards the end of last season even though … Continue reading

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Unicorns save Garon Park as county fixtures venue

It appears that the Garon Park ground in Southend will continue to stage domestic county fixtures after all. Essex have dropped the venue from their itinerary but now comes news that Unicorns, the representative side from recreational cricket, are expected … Continue reading

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Player of year award completes Durston’s career turnaround

Wes Durston’s journey back from the first-class cricket scrapheap was complete when he was named Derbyshire’s player of the year. From becoming resigned to a future in teaching following his release by Somerset in 2009, Durston has scored over 1,000 … Continue reading

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Elder Rashid wins Unicorns opportunity

Amar Rashid, the elder brother of Yorkshire leg-spinner Adil, has been included in the Unicorns squad for their pre-season friendly against Oxford MCCU in The Parks on March 26. Rashid, 24, a former Leeds/Bradford MCCU player, impressed in trials with … Continue reading

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Wormsley chosen as main Unicorns base

The Unicorns will play three of their home matches in this season’s Clydesdale Bank 40 competition at Wormsley. The Unicorns were one of the success stories of last season’s competition as the team made up of some of the leading … Continue reading

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Midlands counties finalise preparations

Worcestershire will begin their preparations for the earliest-ever start to a County Championship season by starting their first pre-season friendly on March 24. The county have arranged a two-day friendly against Somerset at Taunton which will see them playing cricket … Continue reading

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