Monthly Archives: November 2013

Miles Out To Impress In UAE

Miles Hammond will head to the United Arab Emirates with the England Under-19 squad this weekend for a Tri-series against Pakistan and UAE U-19s. The trip is part of ongoing preparation ahead of the ICC Under-19 World Cup, which takes…

Cameron Chosen For Tom Maynard Academy

Cameron Herring is among 11 professional cricketers selected as the first intake for the new Tom Maynard Academy. The Gloucestershire wicketkeeper will spend ten days with the group from February 13-22 at Desert Springs in Spain, working on a carefully…

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Alex Gidman Blog

The last few weeks have been very different for me.  I have been doing some work experience at Novo Executive Search, an Executive Recruitment Company based in Bristol, learning the art of recruitment.  This has been more than just an…

Alex Sets Target For 2014

Alex Gidman is targeting 1,200 LV=County Championship runs in 2014 after falling just short of that figure this summer. The experienced batsman hit 1,125, having been freed from the responsibility of captaincy. Now, with the new fixtures for next season…

Getting To Know . . . Tom Smith

The latest in our winter series of Player Profiles turns the spotlight on left-arm spinner Tom Smith. Family: Wife Laura. Parents Mike and Claudine, brothers Nick and Nigel, sisters Amy and Lucy. Home: Seaford, East Sussex. Nickname: Smudge. Favourite Music:…

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Boy Wonder Prithvi Trained With Gloucestershire

Fifteen-year-old Prithvi Shaw, who scored a world record 546 in a recent schools match in India, trained with Gloucestershire during the summer. The youngster being christened India’s new ‘wonderkid’ played in two second XI friendly fixtures for the county as…

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Jack’s Shoulder Operation A Success

Jack Taylor is bowling again following shoulder surgery at the end of September and confident of challenging for a place in Gloucestershire’s team next season. For that to happen, the off-spinner needs to have his action cleared by the England…

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England v India ODI tickets on general sale from Monday 25 November 2013

India’s eagerly awaited tour of England in summer 2014 will encompass five Investec Test Matches, a five match One-Day International series and a NatWest T20 International. International Cricket Returns to Bristol! Tickets for the first One Day International will go…

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New Cheltenham StreetChance Scheme

A new scheme designed to get young people off the streets and into cricket has been launched in Cheltenham. The Gloucestershire Cricket Board is running weekly StreetChance sessions in Whaddon and Hester’s Way to try and reach 13-18-year-olds that wouldn’t…

Payne Enjoying Life Down Under

David Payne has made an excellent start to his winter in Australia with both bat and ball. The 22-year-old left-arm seamer is attending the Darren Lehmann Academy, while also playing A-grade cricket for West Torrens. On his debut for the…

Will On Road To Recovery

Will Gidman believes his recent ankle operation has been a success and expects to challenge strongly for a place in all forms of cricket next season. The all-rounder underwent surgery at a Bristol hospital a month ago and is already…

Michael Klinger voted “Bert Avery Gloucestershire Player of the Year”

On Monday 11 November, at a meeting of the Gloucestershire Cricket Lovers’ Society, members voted for the “Bert Avery Gloucestershire Player of the Year.”  This year, votes were cast overwhelmingly for Gloucestershire Captain, Michael Klinger. Chairman of the GCCC Cricket…

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Getting To Know … Jack Taylor

In the latest of our winter Player Profile series we find out more about off-spinner Jack Taylor Family: Father Kevin, Mother Ang, Brother Matt. Home: Great Tew, Oxfordshire. Nickname: Tails, Schlid. Favourite Music: RnB, Acoustic Chill. Favourite Film: Any James…

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Will Pleased By Early Response

Will Brown is delighted with the initial response to the new membership packages on offer for 2014. The club’s chief executive has been encouraged by early sales and believes a simplified structure is easier to understand and offers value to…

Getting To Know… Ian Cockbain

In the latest Player Profile of our winter series, we find out more about Ian Cockbain. Family: Dad Ian, mum Gail, brother Jackson and sisters Craley and Eleanor. Home: Liverpool. Nickname: Coey, Nestlid. Favourite Music: Beyonce, Rihanna, Lana Del Ray,…

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Klinger Ashes Hopes Hit By Swann

Michael Klinger’s hopes of forcing his way into Australia’s team for the forthcoming Ashes Series against England were dealt a blow by Graeme Swann at Hobart. The Gloucestershire captain was hoping for a big score in the four-day match between…

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Getting To Know… James Fuller

In the second of our winter series of Player Profiles we put the spotlight on James Fuller. Family: Dad Julian, mum Trish and sister Vicky Home: Auckland, New Zealand. Nickname: Foz Favourite Music: Hip Hop, Rap. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis….

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Gloucestershire Cricket Sportsman’s Lunch

The annual Gloucestershire Cricket Sportsman’s Lunch – to be hosted by former England and Gloucestershire cricketer David Allen – will be held in the Bristol Pavilion at The Bristol County Ground on Friday 22 November. This year’s guest speaker is…

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Craig Relishing England Opportunity

Craig Miles is looking forward to developing his huge potential as a fast bowler with the Potential England Performance Programme this winter. Along with Somerset’s Craig Overton, Glamorgan’s Mike Reed, Northamptonshire’s Olly Stone and Tom Helm, of Middlesex, Craig has…

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Getting To Know – Hamish Marshall

Want to know more about your favourite Gloucestershire player? Over the winter months this website will feature a series of short profiles on the members of the squad. The series starts today with the spotlight on vice captain HAMISH MARSHALL….

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