Monthly Archives: July 2012

Championship returns for Coughtrie and Dent

Richard Coughtrie and Chris Dent have been named in Gloucestershire’s 13-man squad for the County Championship Division Two game with Glamorgan, which starts in Swansea on Wednesday. Coughtrie was Gloucestershire’s first-choice wicketkeeper in four-day cricket last year and played the first…

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Gloucestershire squad for Glamorgan

We have announced a 13 man squad for the LV=CC match against Glamorgan due to start tomorrow at Swansea. Rob Nicol Chris Dent Benny Howell Alex Gidman Hamish Marshall Dan Housego Ian Cockbain Jack Taylor Richard Coughtrie Ian Saxelby David Payne…

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GCCC mourn death of David ‘Teddy’ Thomas

It is with great sadness that Gloucestershire County Cricket Club report the passing of David ‘Teddy’ Thomas after a long and brave battle with Multiple Sclerosis. Andy Brassington, a former playing colleague of David’s at Gloucestershire, paid the following tribute to him….

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Gladiators edged out at Old Trafford

Gloucestershire Gladiators suffered a big setback in their bid to reach the semi-finals of the Clydesdale Bank 40 with a four-wicket defeat at Old Trafford to Lancashire Lightning, who moved to the top of Group A. On a bare, slow…

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Gloucestershire Second XI win

Gloucestershire Second XI have beaten Somerset Second XI today.Gloucestershire batted first getting 320 for 4 off 40. Roderick 144 not outW Gidman 78Purchase 47Somerset 93 all outMatt Taylor 4 for 21Tom Shrewsbury 3 for 24Paul Muchall 3 for 11

Gladiators set for vital CB40 test

Gloucestershire Gladiators face a key game against Lancashire at Old Trafford on Monday in their attempt to qualify for the Clydesdale Bank 40 semi-finals. Friday’s victory over the Netherlands lifted Alex Gidman’s side upto second in the table and further…

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Crunch time for Gladiators

Gloucestershire Gladiators face two crucial games in the space of four days in their battle to reach the semi-finals of the Clydesdale Bank 40 competition. Alex Gidman and the Gloucestershire squad were today travelling to Amsterdam ahead of tomorrow’s televised…

Gloucestershire v South Africa at Bristol

Don’t miss your chance to see South Africa, one of the top ranked international teams, live in action in Bristol this summer. South Africa, who are currently touring England, are due to play at the County Ground, Nevil Road, Bristol on…

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Triple Chance Draw

The second draw for this season’s Triple Chance Club was made by a Middlesex Committee member at the Cheltenham festival on Sunday 22nd July. The winners were: First Prize £100 – C Major of Upton St Leonards Entry No 188…

Gladiators suffer at the hands of Styris

Gloucestershire’s hopes of reaching the Friends Life t20 Finals Day were blown away by some remarkably destructive batting from Sussex’s Scott Styris at Hove tonight. Styris hammered a 37-ball unbeaten century, which included scoring 30 of the 38 runs which came off…

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Muttiah Muralitharan “hit for 6” by Mercedes-Benz

It doesn’t happen very often, but Sri Lankan cricketing legend Muttiah Muralitharan has been ‘hit for six’ with the support that he is receiving from Mercedes-Benz of Cheltenham & Gloucestershire during his successful spell with the Gloucestershire Gladiators. Gloucestershire Cricket…

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Hamish Happy With Underdogs Tag

Hamish Marshall is happy that Gloucestershire will start as firm underdogs against Sussex in Tuesday night’s Friends Life t20 quarter-final against Sussex at Hove (7.10pm start). The skipper believes the energy of his young side harnessed to the wiles of…

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That Was A Bad Day – Alex

Alex Gidman described the 10-wicket drubbing suffered by Gloucestershire Gladiators at the hands of Middlesex Panthers at Cheltenham as “a bad day at the office.” Chris Rogers and Dawid Malan posted a record-breaking opening stand of 218 as the visitors…

Final Day of the Brewin Dolphin Cricket Festival

The Brewin Dolphin Cheltenham Cricket Festival concludes today (Sunday 22 July) with a CB40 one day match against Middlesex. Gloucestershire are currently third in the table and this is a crucial match for us in our quest for a place in the semi finals of the…

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Alex Frustrated At Failure To Win

Alex GIdman was sorry Gloucestershire were unable to give their loyal supporters a victory to cheer on the final day of the LV=County Championship match against Leicestershire at Cheltenham. A large Festival audience turned up to witness a thrilling run…

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Visit to the Netherlands next week

Gloucestershire face a busy schedule next week. After completing the Brewin Dolphin Cheltenham Festival with the match against Middlesex on Sunday, Glos take on Sussex on Tuesday in the FL t20 QF at Hove. We then travel to the Netherlands…

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Perfect day in prospect at Cheltenham today

Summer has finally arrived and the College ground at the Brewin Dolphin Cheltenham Cricket Festival is bathed in sunshine this morning – the image (right) was taken a few minutes ago at 8am and not a cloud in the sky! Gloucestershire approach…

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There Is Still Work To Do – Alex

Alex Gidman was taking nothing for granted after Gloucestershire worked themselves into a strong position on the third day of the LV=County Championship match with Leicestershire at Cheltenham. The visitors closed on 142-5 in their second innings, just 75 runs…

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Rob Looking Forward To Following Kane

Rob Nicol has arrived at Gloucestershire prior to making his debut in Sunday’s Clydesdale Bank 40 match against Middlesex at Cheltenham. The New Zealand batsman was an interested spectator on the third day of the LV= County Championship match against…

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Play expected to begin on time

Day 3 of our LV= County Championship Match v Leicestershire is due to get underway at 11.00 am today.  Following overnight rain, we are expected to start on time. Gloucestershire bowled out Leicestershire yesterday for 162, before advancing to 40-2 at stumps on…

Six-wicket Saxelby stars for Gloucestershire

Ian Saxelby claimed a career-best haul of 6-48 as Gloucestershire bowled out Leicestershire for 162 at Cheltenham, before advancing to 40-2 at stumps on the second day of the rain-affected Division Two match. Saxelby’s burst of 4-2 in 19 deliveries…

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Murali returns for Friends Life t20 quarter final

We are delighted to announce that International world record wicket taker, Muttiah Muralitharan, is returning to join Gloucestershire for our Friends Life t20 quarter final against Sussex.  Murali was a key part of the Gloucestershire squad that performed strongly in…

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Tickets available for all days at Cheltenham

The Brewin Dolphin Cheltenham Festival has four days of cricket action to come and with the improving weather forecast we are expecting big crowds. Thursday 19th July – LV= County Championship v Leicestershire – Day 2 Friday 20th July – LV=…

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Second XI match next week

The Gloucestershire Second XI match against the Leceistershire Second XI next week will now be played at The County Ground Bristol. The match is a 3 day game, starting on Wednesday 25th July. The fixture was originally due to be played at…

Exchange or Refund policy (Day 1 of LV=CC v Leics)

Tickets for today’s match are valid for any remaining day of The Brewin Dolphin Cheltenham Cricket Festival, or a refund can be obtained.  Full details on exchange or refunds can be found via the ticketing section on this website www.gloscricket.co.uk.   

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Further pitch inspection after lunch

There will be a further pitch inspection after lunch. A further update will be posted as soon as the Umpires have completed their inspection. After a fantastic win against Worcestershire yesterday in the CB40, Gloucestershire welcomes Leicestershire County Cricket Club…

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Pitch Inspection at 12.45 pm

There will be a further pitch inspection at 12.45 pm. A further update will be posted as soon as the Umpires have completed their inspection.  There will be no play before lunch. After a fantastic win against Worcestershire yesterday in the…



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