County Cricket

Adams Extends Hampshire Contract

Hampshire club captain Jimmy Adams has agreed a one-year contract extension to his existing contract which will see him remain at The Rose Bowl for at least a further three seasons.
17 January 2012

Roland-Jones Pens New Middlesex Deal

Middlesex seam bowler Toby Roland-Jones has signed a new contract with the club which will see him remain with them until at least the end of the 2014 season.
13 January 2012

Peter Moores To Coach Lancashire Until 2014

Lancashire CCC have announced that head coach Peter Moores has signed a two-year extension to his existing contract which will see him remain with the club until at least the end of the 2014 season.
13 January 2012

Somerset Sign Gayle For Friends Life t20

Somerset have signed former West Indies captain Chris Gayle as their overseas player for the Friends Life t20. He will replace Kieron Pollard who is unavailable for county duty due to the West Indies' tour of England. Gayle, however, is involved in a contractual dispute with the WICB which shows no sign of coming to a conclusion.
12 January 2012

Five Players Agree Deals With Leicestershire

Four Leicestershire players; batsmen Josh Cobb, Will Jefferson and Greg Smith, along with seam bowler Alex Wyatt; have all signed one-year contract extensions with the county, meaning that they will remain at Grace Road until at least the end of the 2013 season. In addition, former Kent seamer Robbie Joseph, who was released by the club at the end of 2011, has agreed a short-term deal which will see him play in Leicestershire colours until the end of May.
12 January 2012

Westfield Pleads Guilty To Spot-Fixing Corruption

Former Essex bowler Mervyn Westfield has pleaded guilty to charges realating to spot fixing elements of a domestic cricket game in 2009 and will be sentenced next month. In a short hearing at the Old Bailey, Westfield pleaded guilty to a charge of accepting corrupt payments to bowl badly during a game against Durham on 5th September 2009.
12 January 2012

Gloucestershire CCC Rocked By Planning Blow

Gloucestershire have been dealt a tremendous body blow ahead of the 2012 season after having planning permission for redevelopment work at their main ground in Bristol rejected by the city council.
11 January 2012

Petersen Turns His Back On Glamorgan And Commits To South Africa

Glamorgan CCC have confirmed that South African batsman Alviro Petersen will not be returning to the club in 2012. The 31-year-old had been the Dragons' overseas player and club captain in 2011, and it had been thought that he might return under a Kolpak arrangement for 2012 following the signing of Australian Marcus North as their overseas player.
11 January 2012

ECB To Accept Findings Of Morgan Review

The ECB looks set to accept the findings of the Morgan Review in full when their Management Board meets on Thursday, in spite of the reservations of several of the counties and many supporters.
10 January 2012

Kieswetter Signs Somerset Contract Extension

Somerset and England wicket-keeper Craig Kieswetter has agreed a new deal which will see him remain at the County Ground in Taunton until at least the end of the 2014 season.
10 January 2012

Kent Announce Return To Profit

Kent chairman George Kennedy has announced a return to profit for the cash-strapped county. Speaking of the county's improved financial situation, Kennedy said, "We're delighted to announce an operating profit for 2011 of £188,000, compared to a loss of £595,000 in 2010."
10 January 2012

Gatting Signs On For Another Season

Sussex batsman Joe Gatting has signed a one-year extension to his existing contract at the County Ground, which will see him remain at Hove until at least the end of the 2013 season. Meanwhile, Surrey CCC have announced the death of their former physio David Montague at the age of 80.
9 January 2012

Hughes To Join Worcestershire For Whole Of 2012

Worcestershire have formally confirmed that Australian batsman Phil Hughes will be joining them as overseas player for the entire 2012 season. The 23 year-old had originally been expected to join the Royals for the start of their Friends Life t20 campaign and continue through to the end of the season, but, since being dropped from the Australian Test side, Hughes made clear his wish to play a full season of county cricket.
6 January 2012

County Cricket News Round-Up

We round up all of the latest county news from the last few days in our latest County Cricket Round-Up.
5 January 2012

County Cricketers Abroad Part III

With many of England's county cricketers now heading home from their off-season destinations in time for Christmas, we take our monthly look at how they have been performing for their franchises or states so far in the 2011-12 season.
22 December 2011

Pietersen To Stay With Surrey Indefinitely

England batsman Kevin Pietersen has extended his contract with Surrey until the end of his international career. Pietersen, who first signed for the club on a one-year deal in 2011 following a loan spell in 2010, will play for the Brown Caps until he no longer has an ECB Central Contract.
22 December 2011

Woakes Extends Bears Contract

Warwickshire and England seam-bowler Chris Woakes has signed a new two-year deal with the county which will see him remain with the club until at least the end of the 2014 season.
21 December 2011

Ben Harmison Signs Kent Deal

Kent have signed former Durham all-rounder Ben Harmsion on a contract of undisclosed length ahead of the 2012 season.
20 December 2011

Tomlinson And Rossington Extend County Contracts

Middlesex wicket-keeper Adam Rossington and Hampshire seam bowler James Tomlinson have both signed contract extensions with their respective counties. Rossington, an 18 year-old who has represented England’s Under-19 side, has extended his existing contract by one year to the end of 2013, while Tomlinson has also signed until the end of the 2013 season.
16 December 2011

Philander Signs For Somerset

Somerset have tentatively announced that they have secured the services of South African all-rounder Vernon Philander as their overseas player for the first two months of the 2012 season. Philander's availability is dependent on him not being selected to play in the Indian Premier League.
15 December 2011

 
 
 
 

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