Warwickshire

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

Maurice Holmes Banned From Bowling

Warwickshire off-spinner Maurice Holmes has been suspended from bowling by the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB). He was reported for bowling with a suspected illegal action following a Second XI Trophy match against Nottinghamshire on 13th June 2011.
8 July 2011

Local Children Paint Edgbaston Red For Test Match

Warwickshire County Cricket Club recently gave 40 local school children the chance to design a T-Shirt that will be worn by thousands of spectators at the Third npower Test Match at Edgbaston in honour of partner charity, Cure Leukaemia.
5 July 2011

Pinsent Masons Renew Warwickshire Shirt Sponsorship Deal

Warwickshire CCC is delighted to announce the renewal of its shirt sponsorship agreement with international law firm Pinsent Masons, meaning they will continue to have their logo displayed on the back of the high profile Warwickshire Bears' Clydesdale Bank Pro40 shirts.
8 June 2011

Sachin Tendulkar To Make Last Stand At Edgbaston?

Sachin Tendulkar To Make Last Stand At Edgbaston? Recently redeveloped, the Edgbaston stadium is looking forward to hosting the third Test between England and India from 10th August. Tickets are now available.
4 June 2011

ECB Reject Warwickshire's Edgbaston Pitch Appeal

The England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have upheld the decision made last week to dock Warwickshire eight points for an unfit pitch in their County Championship match with Worcestershire. Warwickshire, who bet365 make 9/2 third favourites to win the title, had appealed the penalty on the basis of 'failure to follow due process' by the ECB and that 'no consideration had been given for extenuating circumstances'.
23 May 2011

Edgbaston To Become World-Leading Test And County Ground

The new £32m Development will turn Edgbaston into one of the Leading Test and County Cricket Grounds in the World On Monday 25th July the official opening of Edgbaston's new £32 million stand development will take place, taking Edgbaston into a new era of entertainment and making it one of the leading Test and County cricket grounds in the world.
23 May 2011

2000 Young Cricket Players To Shine At Festivals Across Warwickshire

The biggest single sports initiative ever undertaken in Britain - Chance to Shine - will this week give over 2000 children across Warwickshire the opportunity to make their mark in festivals across the County. Chance to Shine, which aims to bring competitive cricket - and the surrounding benefits cricket brings - back to schools across the country.
20 May 2011

Warwickshire Hit With Points Penalty For Poor Pitch

Warwickshire have been hit with an eight-point deduction after an England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) pitch inspection team ruled that the pitch prepared for the LV= County Championship match against Worcestershire at Edgbaston was poor. "An ECB Pitch Panel comprising David Hughes and Tony Pigott (Pitch Liaison Officers) was convened to consider the pitch used for the LV= County Championship Match at Edgbaston commencing on 11 May 2011 between Warwickshire and Worcestershire," a statement from the ECB read.
13 May 2011

Warwickshire CCC Stumps Up to Save Lives

Ahead of the County Championship match against Worcestershire, Ashley Giles and several members of his Warwickshire team visited patients receiving pioneering leukaemia treatments as part of the club’s plans to raise £75,000 for blood cancer charity, Cure Leukaemia.
13 May 2011

A Taste Of Tests To Come

Keith Prowse raised the bar for corporate hospitality in the Midlands yesterday evening (Tuesday 10th May), hosting Birmingham business leaders and selected media figures at Experience Edgbaston. The event was a curtain raiser for the £32 million redeveloped New Edgbaston, scheduled to be unveiled on Friday 15th July, celebrating Keith Prowse's appointment as official hospitality provider at the England Test team's most successful Ground.
11 May 2011

Warwickshire CCC Stumps Up To Help Save Lives

Cure Leukaemia has been bowled over by Warwickshire County Cricket Club after striking a three-year partnership, which will see Edgbaston dedicating a day in honour of the blood cancer charity during the third npower Test Match between England and India at Edgbaston in August.
16 March 2011

Troughton Named New Warwickshire Captain

Batsman Jim Troughton has been named as Warwickshire's new captain following Ian Westwood's decision to stand down...
22 November 2010

Westwood Stands Down As Warwickshire Captain

Warwickshire have confirmed that Ian Westwood has stood down as club captain, citing a loss of form, following a two-year...
17 November 2010

Younus Khan To Join Warwickshire

Former Pakistan captain Younus Khan is set to join Warwickshire as their overseas player for the 2011 and 2012 seasons...
6 October 2010