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Bus driver’s hat-trick steals the show from county stars

‘Truth is often stranger than fiction,’ goes the saying. It certainly appeared to be the case in a specially arranged match at Carlton CC in Barbados when several outstanding performances from county players were put in the shade by a … Continue reading

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Warwickshire mourn the death of Geoff Hill

Former Warwickshire left arm spinner Geoff Hill has died aged 77 after a lengthy illness. Hill made the first of his 42 first-class appearances for the Combined Services against Warwickshire at the Mitchells and Butlers’ Ground in Edgbaston in 1957 … Continue reading

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Maddy top scores as Warwicks kick off with a win

Warwickshire began their 2012 programme with a 14-run victory over Nottinghamshire at a sunny but breezy Windward Cricket Club on the east coast of Barbados. Put into bat, the Bears made 206 for 7 from 40 overs before dismissing their … Continue reading

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Naqaash keen to take his chance with Lancashire

Lancashire have made Naqaash Tahir a surprise and low-profile addition to their seam bowling options for the forthcoming season. Tahir, a 28-year-old from Birmingham who has been with Warwickshire for more than a decade, has signed a one-year contract. “We’re … Continue reading

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Ambrose makes Barbados tour but Allin ruled out

  Warwickshire seamer Tom Allin has been ruled out of the county’s pre-season tour of Barbados which starts on Tuesday March 13 because of a side strain. Allin, 24, suffered an identical  injury on last year’s trip to the Caribbean … Continue reading

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Roberts to join Warwickshire as commercial director

Warwickshire have appointed Gareth Roberts as their new commercial director to replace James McLaughlin who will take up a new job as chief executive of the charity Cure Leukaemia at the end of the month. Roberts is a friend of … Continue reading

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Chopra impresses with big runs during stint in Sri Lanka

Warwickshire batsman Varun Chopra can already claim to be in fine form even though the new season is more than a month away, having scored two centuries during his recent stint playing first-class cricket in Sri Lanka. The opener played … Continue reading

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It’s official: Warwickshire’s members are revolting!

Warwickshire’s members are revolting. Not in a smelly sense, you understand, but in opposition to the inadequate facilities they believe they have been provided with in the new £32 million pavilion at Edgbaston. Tony Cook, a long-standing Warwickshire member, tabled … Continue reading

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Batting tyro Hain signs two-year Warwicks deal

Warwickshire have signed teenage batting prospect Sam Hain on a two-year contract though he will not join the county until the end of the forthcoming season. Hain, 16, is completing his studies at the Southport School on Australia’s Gold Coast … Continue reading

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Warwickshire seek new commercial director

Warwickshire are seeking a new commercial director following the appointment of James McLaughlin as the new chief executive of the Birmingham-based cancer charity Cure Leukaemia. McLaughlin, already a trustee of Cure Leukaemia, will leave Edgbaston before the start of the … Continue reading

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