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Mitchell opts for Mountaineers stint ahead of new season

Worcestershire captain Daryl Mitchell is preparing for the forthcoming domestic season with a stint playing for the Mountaineers in Zimbabwe. The 27-year-old opening batsman has linked up with the Mutare-based franchise on a short-term contract that includes three first-class four-day … Continue reading

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Hughes signs for full summer with Worcestershire

Worcestershire have secured the services of Australia opening batsman Phil Hughes for the whole of the 2012 season. The left-hander was due to link up with Worcestershire in June at the conclusion of Australia’s tour to the West Indies. But … Continue reading

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Knee injury could sideline Andrew until end of May

Worcestershire have suffered a blow in the build-up to the 2012 season with the news that all-rounder Gareth Andrew is likely to be out of action until the end of May. The former Somerset player struggled with a knee problem … 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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Revised New Road hotel plans go for council approval

Worcestershire are set to submit revised plans for a hotel development on the Severn side of New Road to Worcester City Council before Christmas. The county are putting the finishing touches to the plans, in partnership with Premier Inns, for 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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Hughes signing is major coup for Worcestershire

Worcestershire have signed Australia opening batsman Phil Hughes as their overseas player for the second half of next season. Hughes, 23, will arrive at New Road in the first week of June and stay with Worcestershire for the remainder of … Continue reading

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Worcester Cathedral to hold D’Oliveira memorial service

Former Worcestershire and England all-rounder Basil D’Oliveira will be remembered at a Memorial Service at Worcester Cathedral in the New Year. D’Oliveira died on November 18 aged 80 after a lengthy illness and is due to be cremated by the … Continue reading

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Basil D’Oliveira tributes from Rhodes and Fearnley

Worcestershire’s director of cricket Steve Rhodes has paid tribute to former county and England all-rounder Basil D’Oliveira who has died aged 80. D’Oliveira, who had been in deteriorating health for several years, is the father of Worcestershire’s Academy director and … Continue reading

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County Season Reviews 2011

A brief account of what happened during the summer of 2011 for each county, take a look… Derbyshire Durham Essex Glamorgan Gloucestershire Hampshire Kent Leicestershire Lancashire Middlesex Northamptonshire Nottinghamshire Somerset Surrey Sussex Warwickshire Worcestershire Yorkshire

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