County Cricket

County Cricket Round-Up - 1st March

A round-up of the latest county cricket transfer news.
1 March 2013

Shah Signs New Essex Deal But Long-Term Future In Doubt

Essex's two IPL-contracted players, Ryan ten Doeschate and Owais Shah, have signed new deals with the club for the 2013 season. Shah's is a one-year deal, while ten Doeschate has penned a two-year deal. According to Essex CCC, "Shah has signed a one-year contract which begins at the end of his 2013 Indian Premier League tournament with Rajasthan Royals, until the end of the forthcoming season."
27 February 2013

Ponting To Stand In For Smith At Surrey

Surrey have pulled off their second significant overseas signing of the winter. Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting, who retired from international cricket at the end of 2012, will stand-in for Graeme Smith when he is representing South Africa in the Champions Trophy in June and July.
21 February 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 19th February

A round-up of the latest county cricket news on the day that Anthony McGrath announced an end to his 18-year county career.
19 February 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 14th February

A round-up of the day's county cricket news from Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Nottinghamshire and Hampshire.
14 February 2013

Cameron White Re-Signs For Northamptonshire

Cameron White has re-signed as Northamptonshire's overseas player for the 2013 Friends Life t20. The Australian represented the Steelbacks last season and was the sole positive in an otherwise disappointing campaign, hitting 262 runs in nine matches at an average of 57.
13 February 2013

Yorkshire Bank Takes On 40-Over Title Sponsorship

Yorkshire Bank has taken over title sponsorship of England's domestic 40-over competition, which will henceforth be known as the YB40. Parent company Clydesdale Bank has been supporting the England and Wales Cricket Board since 2005 and was the 40-over title sponsor from 2010.
5 February 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 31st January

A round-up of the day's county cricket news, including that from Warwickshire and Derbyshire.
31 January 2013

David Hussey To Play Eighth Season For Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire have signed long-time overseas player David Hussey for part of the 2013 season. Hussey will link up with the club following the end of the Champions Trophy and will be available from then on for all but the final month of the season.
30 January 2013

Rob Quiney Signs Up For Essex Stint

Essex have signed Australia top-order batsman Rob Quiney as their overseas player for at least the first half of the 2013 county season. Quiney has initially signed until the of the Friends Life t20, but could be available for longer if he doesn't make Australia's Ashes squad.
23 January 2013

Durham Call Time On Blackwell's Career

Durham have terminated the contract of all-rounder Ian Blackwell according to a report on ESPNcricinfo. The 34 year-old had a year left on his contract at Durham, but featured in only one first-team game for them after the end of May. He spent the final few weeks of the season on-loan at Warwickshire and was part of the side that clinched the LV= County Championship title and finished as runner-up in the Clydesdale Bank 40.
16 January 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 10th January

A round-up of the latest county cricket news.
10 January 2013

Denness, Croft And Ramprakash Honoured

Mark Ramprakash, Robert Croft and Mike Denness have been honoured in the New Year Honours list. Ramprakash and Croft, who both retired from first-class cricket in 2012 and have since moved into coaching, were awarded MBEs, while Denness was given an OBE.
29 December 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 21st December

A round-up of the day's county news from Hampshire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Lancashire.
21 December 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 20th December

County news from Nottinghamshire, Worcestershire, Sussex and Somerset.
20 December 2012

Ramprakash Returns To Lord's

Mark Ramprakash is to return to the club for whom he made his debut as a 17 year-old back in 1987. The batsman, who played 52 Tests for England, will replace Mark O’Neill as Middlesex's batting coach for the next two seasons.
19 December 2012

Klinger Appointed Gloucestershire Captain

Gloucestershire have appointed former South Australia skipper Michael Klinger as their captain and overseas player for the 2013 season. Klinger replaces Alex Gidman, who stepped down at the end of 2012 following Gloucestershire’s ninth place finish in Division Two of the LV= County Championship.
19 December 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 18th December

A round-up of the day's county cricket news from Somerset, Northamptonshire and Lancashire.
18 December 2012

Glamorgan Extend Wagg's Contract; Smith Graduates From Academy

Glamorgan have extended the contract of talismanic all-rounder Graham Wagg until the end of the 2015 season. They have also signed Scotland Under-19 all-rounder Ruaidhri Smith on a development contract. The 18 year-old was named Glamorgan's Academy player of the year in 2012.
17 December 2012

Simon Jones To Play More in 2013

Simon Jones has agreed an extension to his existing Glamorgan contract and will play six LV= County Championship games for them in 2013. The decision should, at least in part, help Glamorgan make up for the close-season loss of talismanic all-rounder James Harris to Middlesex.
15 December 2012


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