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newscricket6 months ago

Middlesex-Gloucestershire fixture called-off due to COVID-19 outbreak

A COVID-19 outbreak at Gloucestershire has caused the cancellation of their Royal London One-Day Cup clash against Middlesex at the Radlett Cricket Club on Sunday, August 8. Middlesex stated that they will be issuing refunds to all spectators who have pre-purchased tickets for the game.
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newscricket6 months ago

Daniel Worrall signs three-year deal with Surrey; to leave South Australia next year

Surrey County Cricket Club has signed South Australia bowler Daniel Worrall on a three-year deal with the player expected to join the club at the start of the 2022 county season. Worrall won't be considered as an overseas player for Surrey due to him holding a British passport.
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newscricketa year ago

Bob Willis Trophy | Gloucestershire-Northampton game abandoned following COVID-19 case

A match between Gloucestershire and Northamptonshire in the Bob Willis Trophy was abandoned after a non-traveling member of Northamptonshire tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The member had come in contact with many other squad members after developing COVID-19 symptoms.
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newscricketa year ago

VIDEO | Unfazed umpire rules batsman not out despite Craig Miles’ dramatic ‘back roll’ appeal

Monday was certainly the ‘day of appeals’ in the Bob Willis Trophy. Glamorgan’s double-appeal was quite the spectacle, but their antics were blown out of water by Warwickshire’s Craig Miles. In a desperate attempt to get the umpire to raise his finger, Miles pulled off a ludicrous back-roll appeal.
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newscricket2 years ago

Cheteshwar Pujara's short-term Gloucestershire deal comes to premature end

In light of the global COVID-19 pandemic, Gloucestershire county club have now confirmed that their short-term deal with Cheteshwar Pujara has been cancelled. The county were all set to play first-division cricket for the first time in 15 years, with them also having signed Pujara for six fixtures.
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newscricket2 years ago

Cheteshwar Pujara signs short-term deal with Gloucestershire

Cheteswar Pujara has signed a short term contract, one for six matches, with Gloucestershire, who have been promoted to the top division after 15 long seasons. Pujara revealed that he's excited for his fourth stint in county cricket and spoke richly of Gloucestershire's cricketing heritage.
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newscricket2 years ago

Afghanistan teenager Qais Ahmad signed by Gloucestershire

Afghanistan's 19-year-old leg-spinner Qais Ahmad has been signed by county side Gloucestershire for the 2020 season and will be available for selection in the T20 Blast matches and final few games of the County Championship. Ahmad has been impressive in his stints in leagues like CPL, BBL and BPL.
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newscricket2 years ago

Northamptonshire draw with Gloucestershire, both teams get promoted to Division 1

The match between Northamptonshire and Gloucestershire failed to see even one innings getting completed as constant downpour meant both of them had to satisfy themselves with a stalemate. However, the result meant that the two teams had managed to finish in the top three and earn promotions.
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newscricket2 years ago

Kent snap up Faf du Plessis for remainder of T20 Blast

Kent have acquired the services of South African skipper Faf du Plessis for the remainder of the Vitality T20 Blast. The South African is set to be available for the team's final two group matches against Gloucestershire and Essex and will subsequently play the knockouts, should they qualify.
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newscricket4 years ago

Injured Ishant Sharma in doubt for Afghanistan Test

Ishant Sharma has suffered an injury during his last match for his county side Sussex, which has raised concerns over his participation in the one-off Test match against Afghanistan. The announcement was made by county side itself, however, the nature and extent of the injury are still unknown.
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