Promotion for Worcestershire cricketers

Redditch Advertiser:

4:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE secured their fifth promotion in 12 seasons on the back of a stunning all-round performance by Jack Shantry in the LV= County Championship at New Road.

Ton-up Shantry gives Worcestershire victory hope

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6:10pm Thursday 11th September 2014

JACK Shantry scored a stunning maiden first-class century to help revive Worcestershire’s hopes in the LV= County Championship clash with Surrey at New Road.

Worcestershire facing uphill task against Surrey

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7:21pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE trailed promotion rivals Surrey by 134 runs at the end of the first innings of their LV= County Championship Division Two clash at New Road.

Leach to the rescue after Worcestershire struggle for runs

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8:21pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE endured another testing day in what has become a challenging finale to their LV= County Championship promotion bid as they were dismissed for 272 by Surrey at New Road.

County's lead at the top cut to seven points

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5:57pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE’S lead at the top of Division Two of the LV County Championship was reduced to seven points after they suffered a 138-run defeat against Derbyshire at Derby.

County struggle despite determined innings

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6:52pm Monday 1st September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE were indebted to a determined innings from skipper Daryl Mitchell and Tom Fell but still face an uphill battle during the final two days of the LV = County Championship clash at Derbyshire.

Morris reaches season milestone as County pursue title

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6:25pm Sunday 31st August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE paceman Charlie Morris reached 50 first-class wickets for the season after an impressive display on the opening day of the LV= County Championship clash at Derbyshire.

Oliver's century can't save Worcestershire from defeat

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7:53pm Sunday 17th August 2014

RICHARD Oliver scored a superb 179 but leaders Worcestershire surrendered their proud unbeaten record in the LV = County Championship as they went down by seven wickets to Gloucestershire at New Road.

County need early wickets after visitors gain upper hand

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6:57pm Friday 15th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE will look to bounce back with early wickets tomorrow after Gloucestershire enjoyed the better of the opening day of the LV= County Championship clash.

Worcestershire switch attention back to title bid

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6:51pm Thursday 14th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE bowed out of the Royal London One-Day Cup when beaten by 16 runs at Leicestershire Foxes under the Duckworth-Lewis system.

County chasing vital victory in last-eight bid

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7:18pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE need to defeat Leicestershire at Grace Road tomorrow (10.30am) to keep alive their hopes of qualifying for the quarter-finals of the Royal London One-Day Cup after going down to Gloucestershire by five wickets at New Road.

Worcestershire in record-breaking successful run chase

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7:19pm Saturday 9th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE kept alive their hopes of progressing in the Royal London One-Day Cup in a record-breaking rush to beat Lancashire by seven wickets at New Road.

County crash in one-day cup at Yorkshire

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5:03pm Thursday 7th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE suffered a six-wicket defeat after being dismissed for just 141 in the Royal London One-Day Cup at Yorkshire Vikings.

County seconds thrash local rivals

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12:00pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

MATT Pardoe struck an unbeaten century as Worcestershire won their fourth Second XI Trophy South Division match of the season with a seven-wicket triumph over rivals Warwickshire.

Surrey bring an end to County semi-final bid

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6:25pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

JASON Roy produced one of his trademark top-order assaults to spearhead Surrey Lions' three-wicket NatWest T20 Blast quarter-final win over Worcestershire Rapids at the Kia Oval.

Rain scuppers County win bid

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6:15pm Thursday 31st July 2014

HEAVY downpours washed out Worcestershire’s chances of making it back-to-back Royal London One-Day Cup victories at New Road today.

Rapids back on track with Steelbacks triumph

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5:56pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE recovered well to overcome Northamptonshire by 88 runs and register their first win in the Royal London One-Day Cup.

County beaten in tough cup opener

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7:31pm Sunday 27th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE Rapids suffered an eight-wicket defeat when they opened their Royal London One-Day Cup campaign against Essex Eagles at New Road.

Ross Whiteley's nine sixes blast County into T20 last eight

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9:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE face a trip to play Surrey at The Oval a week tomorrow after reaching their fourth quarter-final since Twenty20 cricket began in 2003.

Victory reinforces County credentials

Redditch Advertiser:

6:02pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE took another massive step towards promotion when they defeated Gloucestershire by eight wickets with a day to spare in a LV= County Championship Division Two encounter at Cheltenham.

Worcestershire force Gloucestershire to follow on

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6:32pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE dominated with bat and ball after enforcing the follow-on on the second day of the LV= County Championship clash with Gloucestershire at Cheltenham.

Century number five for Mitchell

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6:45pm Monday 21st July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE skipper Daryl Mitchell registered his fifth century of the season on a see-saw opening day in the LV= County Championship clash with Gloucestershire at Cheltenham.

County win away to lift T20 quarter-final bid

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10:12pm Friday 18th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE Rapids skipper Daryl Mitchell produced a stunning performance with the ball as his side overpowered Northamptonshire Steelbacks by 31 runs to take a big step towards the quarter-finals of the NatWest T20 Blast.

Saeed signs off with Worcestershire victory

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6:43pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

LEADERS Worcestershire gave Saeed Ajmal a winning send-off as they overpowered Leicestershire by 204 runs at New Road in a major step towards securing promotion in the LV=County Championship.

Kohler-Cadmore makes 99 as County take control

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7:04pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE claimed two early wickets after setting Leicestershire 458 for victory in the LV= County Championship match at New Road after Tom Kohler-Cadmore fell one run short of his maiden first class century.

Leicestershire hit back after trailing Worcestershire on first innings

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10:38am Tuesday 15th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE fought back and claimed eight wickets for 86 runs to earn a first innings lead of 41 on the second day of the LV= County Championship clash with Leicestershire at New Road.

Daryl Mitchell reaches season milestone

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6:29pm Sunday 13th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE skipper Daryl Mitchell completed 1,000 LV= Championship runs for the season before Leicestershire fought back strongly on the opening day at New Road.

Rapids beaten in derby clash

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9:40pm Friday 11th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE Rapids suffered a second successive defeat in the NatWest T20 Blast as Birmingham Bears pulled off a five-wicket win with four balls to spare in the derby clash at Edgbaston.

Lightning strike to end Rapids' record

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7:14pm Sunday 6th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE Rapids’ eight-game unbeaten run in the NatWest T20 Blast came to an end when Lancashire Lightning – featuring England hero Andrew Flintoff – won by 50 runs in the North Group top-of-the-table clash at New Road.

County back on top of the championship table

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6:59pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE moved back to the top of LV= County Championship Division Two after Saeed Ajmal and Charlie Morris demolished Glamorgan to secure a 249-run win at New Road.

County leave Glamorgan with mountain to climb

Redditch Advertiser: Pupils set for Worcestershire summer school games

7:34pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE set a 355-run target after rapid half -centuries from Richard Oliver and Moeen Ali on the third day of the LV= County Championship clash with Glamorgan at New Road.

County gain control of championship clash

Redditch Advertiser: Pupils set for Worcestershire summer school games

7:47pm Monday 30th June 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE gained the upper hand after claiming four wickets in the post-tea session on the second day of the LV= County Championship match with Glamorgan at New Road.

Ton-up Fell lifts County

Redditch Advertiser: Pupils set for Worcestershire summer school games

8:34pm Sunday 29th June 2014

TOM Fell continued his fine form with a second successive century to spearhead a Worcestershire recovery on the opening day of the LV = County Championship match with Glamorgan at New Road.

Rapids romp to derby triumph

Redditch Advertiser: DARYL MITCHELL

8:28pm Friday 20th June 2014

WITH a combined winning streak of nine games between Worcestershire Rapids and Birmingham Bears going into this NatWest T20 Blast derby, something had to give.

Morris turns tables with record figures

Redditch Advertiser: Andrew's haul puts Worcestershire in command

6:34pm Monday 16th June 2014

CHARLIE Morris returned his career best figures for Worcestershire to lead a second day fightback against Leicestershire in the LV= County Championship clash at Grace Road.

Kervezee's ton steadies ship

Redditch Advertiser: Andrew's haul puts Worcestershire in command

8:01pm Sunday 15th June 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE were indebted to a superb century from Alexei Kervezee in the top-versus-bottom LV= County Championship Division Two clash with Leicestershire at Grace Road.

Worcestershire romp to fifth consecutive T20 success

Redditch Advertiser: Pupils set for Worcestershire summer school games

10:08pm Friday 13th June 2014

CHRIS Russell took three wickets in the final over as Worcestershire Rapids defeated Derbyshire Falcons by eight runs under the floodlights at Derby for their fifth successive win in the NatWest T20 Blast.

County level with Hampshire at top after visitors play out draw

Redditch Advertiser: Pupils set for Worcestershire summer school games

5:50pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE moved back level on points with Hampshire at the top of LV= County Championship Division Two despite the New Road clash with their nearest rivals ending in a draw.

Saeed’s magic baffles Hants

Redditch Advertiser: Andrew's haul puts Worcestershire in command

10:16am Wednesday 11th June 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE spin wizard Saeed Ajmal weaved his magic with another seven-wicket haul as Hampshire were forced to follow-on after being dismissed for 219 on the third day of the LV= County Championship Division Two encounter at New Road.

Kervezee shines in County's top-of-the-table clash with Hampshire

Redditch Advertiser: Andrew's haul puts Worcestershire in command

6:41pm Sunday 8th June 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE batsman Alexei Kervezee registered his third 50 plus score in the LV= County Championship this season on a keenly fought opening day against fellow top two side Hampshire at New Road.

Worcestershire roar back to sink Durham

6:57pm Saturday 7th June 2014

ROSS Whiteley and Gareth Andrew powered Worcestershire to an unlikely five-wicket win over Durham in the NatWest T20 Blast at New Road.

'Captain Fantastic' Mitch inspires win

Redditch Advertiser: DARYL MITCHELL

8:29pm Friday 6th June 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE Rapids skipper Daryl Mitchell led his side to a third successive win in the NatWest T20 Blast with a sparkling half-century in the five-wicket success over Leicestershire Foxes at Grace Road.

Rain denies title-chasing Worcestershire again on travels

Redditch Advertiser: Pupils set for Worcestershire summer school games

6:38pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE suffered more weather frustration as lengthy rain spells on the final day meant their LV= County Championship match with Surrey at the Kia Oval was doomed to finish as a draw.

Shantry shines to put victory in sight

Redditch Advertiser: Shantry

6:44pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

JACK Shantry’s superb afternoon spell has put Worcestershire on course – weather permitting – to register an innings victory over Surrey in the LV= County Championship Division Two clash at the Oval.

County run up record as batsmen rule the roost at the Oval

Redditch Advertiser: Andrew's haul puts Worcestershire in command

10:36am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE registered their highest ever total at the Oval but then found Surrey wickets hard to come by on the second day of the LV = County Championship clash.

Moeen stars in dominant show

Redditch Advertiser: Moeen's grand hope may come up short

6:49pm Sunday 1st June 2014

MOEEN Ali scored his first century of the season as promotion-chasing Worcestershire dominated the opening day of the LV= County Championship Division Two clash with Surrey at the Kia Oval.

Oliver leads the way as Rapids romp to five-wicket win

Redditch Advertiser: Andrew's haul puts Worcestershire in command

8:19pm Friday 30th May 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE Rapids launched their home programme in the NatWest T20 Blast in convincing fashion with a five-wicket victory over holders Northamptonshire Steelbacks at New Road.

Rain hits second day at Kent

Redditch Advertiser: Pupils set for Worcestershire summer school games

5:06pm Monday 26th May 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE only managed 14.1 overs on day two of their LV= County Championship Division Two clash at Kent.

Leach's first-class best skittles Kent

Redditch Advertiser: Andrew's haul puts Worcestershire in command

12:21pm Monday 26th May 2014

ALL-rounder Joe Leach’s first LV= County Championship five-wicket haul put Worcestershire in command on the opening day at Tunbridge Wells.

Rapids record maiden victory

Redditch Advertiser: Pupils set for Worcestershire summer school games

9:59pm Friday 23rd May 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE Rapids secured their first NatWest T20 Blast victory of the season after Nottinghamshire Outlaws' lower order collapsed in a 24-run defeat at Trent Bridge.






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