Birmingham’s Edgbaston Stadium has been allocated one of its best programmes of major match cricket for the period covering 2020 to 2024 in addition to being named as a host venue for the England & Wales Cricket Board’s (ECB) new Twenty20 competition.
Spectators who attended NatWest T20 Blast Finals Day at Edgbaston in 2017 have ranked it as the best in the 15-year history of the tournament, which has led to a huge increase in the demand for tickets of this year’s event.
Warwickshire County Cricket Club Sport Director and former England cricketer Ashley Giles is set to sleep rough to help combat youth homelessness on 26th April as part of the second Edgbaston Sleepout.
Warwickshire County Cricket Club has named former New Zealand international Jeetan Patel as its new captain for the Specsavers County Championship and Royal London One-Day Cup, with Dom Sibley named Vice Captain. Grant Elliott will continue as skipper of Birmingham Bears in the T20 Blast.
Ed Pollock scored a blistering fifty while Chris Woakes and Olly Stone picked three wickets apiece as Warwickshire completed an 11 run victory in the first semi-final of the Natwest T20 Blast at Edgbaston.
Grant Elliott slammed an unbeaten half-century and shared a quick 64 run stand with Colin de Grandhomme to help Warwickshire chase down 205 against Surrey in the final over in the fourth quarter-final of the Natwest T20 Blast at Kennington Oval.
As the final round of the Natwest T20 Blast 2017 kicked-off on Friday, the eight teams for the quarter-finals of this edition has been finalised with Leicestershire and Somerset just managing to make it to the top eight.
Alex Wakely's blistering fifty went in vain for Northamptonshire as they fell three runs short of the target, chasing 173 runs against Warwickshire in the North Group Natwest T20 Blast clash in Northampton.
Adam Hose scored a valiant 76 run knock while Grant Elliott contributed with an unbeaten 45 as Warwickshire chased down 175 against Lancashire in 19.4 overs with five wickets in hand in the North Group Natwest T20 Blast clash in Birmingham.