Gloucestershire

Muttiah Muralitharan To Launch Cheltenham Cricket Festival

The Montpellier Wine Bar will be joined by Sri Lankan world number one bowler, Muttiah Muralitharan and players from Gloucestershire County Cricket Club to celebrate the launch of the Cheltenham Cricket Festival, with a corporate lunch at the iconic Cheltenham venue on Monday 13th June.
2 June 2011

Gloucestershire Sign Ireland Star Kevin O'Brien

Gloucestershire have announced the signing of Ireland's World Cup hero Kevin O'Brien for the rest of the English domestic season. O'Brien, who has played 58 One-Day Internationals for his country, and enjoyed a spell with Nottinghamshire, starred in the 2011 World Cup when he blasted a 50-ball century to guide Ireland to a three-wicket win over England in a group game in Bangalore.
10 May 2011

Kane Williamson Signs For Gloucestershire

New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson has signed a one-year contract to play for Gloucestershire as their overseas player for the 2011 season. The 20-year-old is currently at the World Cup with the Black Caps and is set for his first stint in county cricket having impressed in international cricket.
12 March 2011

Gloucestershire Sign Muttiah Muralitharan

Gloucestershire have sealed the signing of legendary Sri Lankan off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan on a two-year deal to play Twenty20 cricket. Muralitharan, who will retire from international cricket following the 2011 World Cup, has taken a record 800 Test wickets and to date 519 One-Day International wickets.
9 February 2011

Alex Gidman Extends Gloucestershire Contract

Gloucestershire captain Alex Gidman has signed an extension to his contract with the club which should see him remain a Gladiators player until the end of the 2013 season. His current deal was due to expire at the end of the year and his signing is a major boost for the club, which has lost William Porterfield, Anthony Ireland, Gemaal Hussain and Steve Kirby during the close season.
8 February 2011

Gloucestershire Sign Quick Bowler Wade

Gloucestershire have signed 27-year-old fast bowler David Wade - currently a Lance Corporal with the Royal Signals - on a two-year contract. Wade will train with Gloucestershire over the winter while still remaining with the Army before joining the club on a full-time basis this summer.
14 December 2010

Cockbain Signs For Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire have signed former Lancashire and MCC Young Cricketer batsman Iain Cockbain on a two-year contract, the club has confirmed. Cockbain, who played second XI cricket for Lancashire before moving to Lord's in 2008, scored over 1400 runs in all competitions in second XI cricket in 2010 while he has also fulfilled 12th-man duties for England when they played at Lord's this summer.
8 December 2010

Gloucestershire Add Beard And Miles To Squad

Gloucestershire have handed professional contracts to Michael Beard and Craig Miles, joining Graeme McCarter, who last...
17 November 2010

Gloucestershire Sign Quick Bowler McCarter

18-year-old fast bowler Graeme McCarter has been given a summer contract which will develop into a full-time...
10 November 2010

Kadeer Ali, Snell, Woodman Make Gloucestershire Exits

Batsman Kadeer Ali, wicket-keeper Steven Snell and all-rounder Rob Woodman have left Gloucestershire, as the club...
21 October 2010

Banerjee Signs Contract Extension At Gloucestershire

Left-arm spinner Vikram Banerjee has signed a one-year extension to his contract which will keep him at Gloucestershire until...
15 October 2010

Gemaal Hussain Opts To Leave Gloucestershire

Highly-rated 27-year-old fast bowler Gemaal Hussain has opted to follow fellow quick bowlers Anthony Ireland and Steve Kirby...
12 October 2010

Payne Signs Three-Year Contract With Gloucestershire

Left-arm fast bowler David Payne has signed a three-year contract extension which will keep him at Gloucestershire until the...
7 October 2010

Kirby Leaving Gloucestershire To Press England Claim

Gloucestershire fast bowler Steve Kirby is to leave the club at the end of the season after the club agreed to release him...
7 September 2010

Gloucestershire Hand Contract To Liam Norwell

Gloucestershire have handed a two-year contract to 18-year-old right-arm fast bowler Liam Norwell and he goes straight into...
15 July 2010

Redmond Replaces Injured Butler At Gloucestershire

New Zealand opening batsman Aaron Redmond will replace compatriot Ian Butler as one of Gloucestershire's two...
24 June 2010

Gloucestershire Sign Wicket-Keeper Louis Gegg

Gloucestershire have signed 21-year-old wicket-keeper Louis Gegg, the local player signing an emerging player contract at...
7 June 2010

Gloucestershire Confirm Signing Of Ian Butler For T20

Gloucestershire have signed New Zealand fast bowler Ian Butler as their second overseas player for the Friends Provident t20...
3 June 2010

Former International Umpire Shepherd Passes Away

Former Gloucestershire batsman and international umpire David Shepherd MBE has passed away aged 68 after a long battle with cancer...
28 October 2009

Jonathan Batty Signs For Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire have moved quickly to sign a new wicket-keeper following the departure of Steve Adshead by bringing in...
28 October 2009