County Cricket Round-Up - 11th July 2013

There is a new leader in Division Two of the LV= County Championship, while there were wins for Durham, Warwickshire and Kent elsewhere on an entertaining day on the county circuit.
11 July 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 10th July 2013

Somerset's season continues to drift towards cricketing disaster as they were humbled inside three days by new LV= County Championship Division One leaders Sussex.
10 July 2013

Edgbaston And Old Trafford Awarded International Matches

The ECB have announced that Edgbaston and Old Trafford will host the international fixtures against India and Australia that Durham CCC handed back earlier in the year.
10 July 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 9th July 2013

There were starring roles played by Varun Chopra, Chris Rushworth, Steven Mullaney and Simon Katich as the twelfth round of the LV= County Championship continued around the country.
9 July 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 8th July 2013

The LV= County Championship made a return as the Friends Life t20 takes a break before its return in earnest at the weekend. There were good performances today from Mark Footitt, Michael Yardy, Varun Chopra and James Vince
9 July 2013

Varun Chopra's £25,000 Business Appeal

Warwickshire opener Varun Chopra is appealing to Birmingham businesses to help him raise £25,000 to fund a new research nurse for Cure Leukaemia. The talented 24-year-old - who last season became the first player in Warwickshire’s history to score back-to-back double centuries - has teamed up with Birmingham-based charity Cure Leukaemia to help raise funds for much-needed specialist nurses across the Midlands.
18 April 2012

Warwickshire Renew Partnership With sk:n

Warwickshire County Cricket Club has renewed its long-standing partnership with Birmingham-based skincare specialists sk:n, as its primary sponsor for the LV County Championship shirt for the 2012 season.
20 March 2012

Glynn And Friends Serve Up £5,000 For Cure Leukaemia

Warwickshire cricket captain Jim Troughton and director of cricket Ashley Giles swapped their cricket whites for chefs' whites last night, when they joined Michelin-starred chef Glynn Purnell for a special live cooking event in aid of Cure Leukaemia.
6 March 2012

G4S Events Sponsors Warwickshire's Cricketing Stars Of The Future

Security firm G4S Events has pledged its support to Warwickshire County Cricket Club's mission to develop more England and county stars of the future by signing up as sponsor of its Academy, community and youth team programmes.
13 February 2012

Edgbaston Stays Ahead By Launching Android App

Edgbaston Stadium has broken new ground by becoming the first county cricket stadium in the UK to have its own Android application (app), which has been released well in time for the 2012 season and follows on from their successful launch in the summer of their iPhone app.
12 January 2012

Edgbaston Builds On 2011 Success Ahead Of England Return

Keith Prowse, the UK's leading hospitality provider, expects corporate hospitality to thrive at Edgbaston Stadium for the three international fixtures in 2012, after launching new facilities in the £32 million Pavilion Stand in August when England defeated India in the third npower Test Match.
6 December 2011

Ian Bell Awarded Honorary Degree

England cricketer Ian Bell was awarded an honorary degree by Coventry University today in recognition of his contribution to sport and of his recent work with the West Midlands-based Acorns Children's charity. The star batsman was made an Honorary Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) during the University's awards ceremonies in Coventry Cathedral, which are taking place every day this week as part of the annual graduation events.
23 November 2011

Eric Hollies Stand Goes Red For Cure Leukaemia

The iconic Eric Hollies stand at Edgbaston turned red today at the third npower Test Match between England and India in support of Cure Leukaemia, the Warwickshire Bears' partnership charity.
10 August 2011

Strauss Backs Bears Campaign To Hit Leukaemia For Six

In the entire history of the game of cricket, only seven batsmen have made more than 50,000 first-class runs, but for Warwickshire CCC the figure has recently gained added significance. Although the current Bears squad are too young to remember cricketing legends like WG Grace and Wally Hammond, they are extremely proud that their club's pioneering partnership with Cure Leukaemia has now raised £50,000 during 2011.
5 August 2011

Edgbaston Leads The Way In Launching iPhone App

Edgbaston Stadium has broken new ground by becoming the first county cricket stadium in the UK to have its own iPhone application (app), which has been released in time for the landmark Test match it is hosting between England and India from 10th August.
5 August 2011

Former Warwickshire Cricketer Takes Cricket To Rwanda

A team of UK cricketers has travelled to Rwanda to start a new cricket programme for young people. The team, including former Warwickshire player Dan Dalton, are travelling around Rwanda to hold cricket lessons for children, as part of the Conservatives’ Project Umubano.
22 July 2011

Winning Design To Paint Eric Hollies Stand Red

Lucas Pfister, an eleven year old from Baverstock School and Sports College in Kings Heath, has won the Warwickshire County Cricket Club and Cure Leukaemia Midlands schools T-shirt design competition. Lucas will see his design worn on thousands of red t-shirts on the first day of the Third npower Test Match between England and India, as they are given out to fans in the iconic Eric Hollies stand for Cure Leukaemia Day on 10th August.
20 July 2011

HRH Prince Philip To Open New Edgbaston

Warwickshire County Cricket Club is delighted to announce that His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh will officially open the new £32million state-of-the-art Edgbaston Stadium development in Birmingham on Monday 25th July 2011.
18 July 2011

Giles And Bell Get Behind Midlands-Based Charities

Warwickshire Director of Cricket Ashley Giles and batsman Ian Bell recently swapped their cricket bats for irons and putters as they played at a charity golf day in Stratford-upon-Avon, raising money for Cure Leukaemia, a Birmingham-based charity. They joined forces with other cricketers and ex-footballers as part of a series of link-ups with Warwickshire CCC to raise the profile of the charity and raise funds.
13 July 2011

Warwickshire Get Behind Banned Spinner Holmes

Warwickshire have pledged their full support for off-spinner Maurice Holmes, who has been banned from bowling following independent analysis of his bowling action. In a statement released by the club, they have called the decision of the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) disappointing.
11 July 2011


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