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Midlands counties star at ECB marketing awards night

Warwickshire and Worcestershire were among the winners at the fourth annual England and Wales Cricket Board Business of Cricket Awards ceremony at the Cumberland Hotel in London. Warwickshire were winners in two categories – best use of digital media and … Continue reading

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Strange case of Adrian Shankar is officially closed

The curious case of Adrian Shankar, the batsman who was released by Worcestershire in May after doubts were raised about his age and playing pedigree, is finally over. West Mercia Police, who spent more than four months investigating the former … Continue reading

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Leatherdale adds to more tributes to Graham Dilley

Worcestershire are mourning their former fast bowler Graham Dilley who passed away at a hospice in Leicester earlier today (October 5) aged 52 after a short battle with cancer. The England paceman also began his career with his native county Kent. … Continue reading

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Richardson delight at winning coveted Worcs trophy again

Worcestershire seamer Alan Richardson has won the county’s coveted Dick Lygon Award for the second consecutive season. Richardson helped Worcestershire preserve their County Championship first division status by taking his season’s best haul of 73 wickets. The Dick Lygon award, … Continue reading

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Richardson and Woakes head PCA awards nominees

Midlands pair Alan Richardson and Chris Woakes are among the nominees for two prestigious prizes at the NatWest Professional Cricketers’ Association Awards evening at the Roundhouse in London on September 22. Worcestershire seamer Richardson has been shortlisted for the coveted … Continue reading

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Loyal Mason awarded testimonial by Worcestershire

Worcestershire have awarded their bowling coach and recently-retired seamer Matt Mason a testimonial year for 2012. The 37-year-old former Western Australia player was forced to retire from first-class cricket in mid-season because of a shoulder injury but he took up … Continue reading

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Scott pens permanent deal to stay at Worcestershire

Worcestershire have completed the signing of wicketkeeper Ben Scott from Middlesex on a one-year contract. The 30-year-old spent the first half of last season on loan with Worcestershire and rejoined them on a similar arrangement in mid-May after Ben Cox … Continue reading

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Richardson pays tribute to Worcestershire team spirit

Alan Richardson paid tribute to Worcestershire’s “fantastic team spirit” after he had bowled them to the brink of safety in the County Championship first division. The veteran seamer took six for 22, his best figures for Worcestershire, which also put … Continue reading

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Rose Bowl must improve its covering, says Rhodes

Worcestershire’s director of cricket Steve Rhodes expects Hampshire to improve the covering at the Rose Bowl after a delayed start to the final day of their County Championship first division match denied his side the chance to push for victory. … Continue reading

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Festivals serve up feast of hitting: Andrew Hignell

August is the time of year when several counties stage festivals and cricket weeks at various out-grounds, with Scarborough, Blackpool, Colchester and Southend all featuring on the county calendar. This year, those spectators attending the one-day games at the Horsham and … Continue reading

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