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Moeen Ali signs major deal with Worcestershire

England all-rounder commits till 2022 to essentially spend the rest of his career at newly-promoted Worcs

Worcestershire legend tips 19-year-old Tongue for the top

(Photo: Chris Fairweather) By Chris Oldnall Worcestershire legend Norman Gifford tipped teenager Josh Tongue for top honours after another eye-catching bowling display – but it didn’t stop Glamorgan clinching a well deserved nine-wicket win. Although the 19-year-old paceman troubled the Welsh county for the second time this season by taking a career-best 6-97, his efforts […]

Worcestershire acquire international experience with signing of Nathan Lyon

(Photo by Ryan Pierse – CA/Cricket Australia/Getty Images) By Adam Ellis Worcestershire have added Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon to their squad as cover for his compatriot John Hastings, who will be bound for the Australian national team come the start of the ICC Champions Trophy in June. Lyon’s move to New Road will be his […]

Matt Henry set to extend stay at Worcestershire

Worcestershire are set to keep the services of Matt Henry with the county wanting the New Zealander to stay for longer than originally planned. The paceman, 24, was due to leave New Road towards the end of June but, having played in four County Championship games, the plan is for him to remain at Worcestershire […]

Jack Shantry signs Worcestershire contract extension

WORCESTERSHIRE bowler Jack Shantry will remain at the county until 2018 after signing a contract extension. Shantry, 27, had two years remaining on his current deal but has committed to the relegated side for another season. The left-armer is the ninth Worcs player to sign a new deal in the last five months, with Ed […]

Mitchell Santner joins Worcestershire for t20 Blast

NEW Zealand international Mitchell Santner will play for Worcestershire in this summer’s t20 Blast. Santner, 23, will join last season’s quarter-finalists in mid-may having made his international breakthrough on last summer’s tour of England. The all-rounder went on to make his Test debut against Australia in November and will link up with fellow Kiwi Matt […]

Worcestershire sign Matt Henry

NEW Zealand fast bowler Matt Henry has signed for Worcestershire. The 24-year-old will be the county’s main overseas player for the first half of the season before South African Kyle Abbott takes over at the end of June. Henry made his Test debut for the Black Caps at Lord’s last year, taking 4-93 and 2-106, […]

Where are they now? Worcestershire – Benson & Hedges Cup runners-up 1973

By Neil Fissler Alan Ormrod admits that this young Worcestershire side had a brilliant yardstick against which to measure their performances in the early part of the Seventies. Less than a decade earlier the county had been a force in the domestic game winning back to back County Championships in an era when Yorkshire were […]

Where are they now? Worcestershire – 1994 NatWest Trophy winners

By Neil Fissler Gavin Haynes admits that he cannot hide his delight in denying Worcestershire’s arch rivals Warwickshire a clean sweep of trophies in 1994. Warwickshire had already won the Championship and the AXA Equity & Law League, edging out Worcestershire by four points in the latter. While Worcestershire also lost to them in the […]

Room 101: Ross Whiteley, Worcestershire all-rounder

Worcestershire all-rounder Tom Whiteley talks us through his pet hates.


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