Monthly Archives: April 2014

Centuries For Alex And Will On Final Day

Alex Gidman (pictured) and Will Tavare hit centuries as Gloucestershire comfortably avoided defeat on the final day of the LV=County Championship with Essex at Bristol. Gidman finished unbeaten on 119 and Tavare was 100 not out when their unbroken stand…

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Miles On Way Back To Fitness

Craig Miles is making good progress towards recovery from the back problem that has forced him out of Gloucestershire’s opening games. The 19-year-old pace bowler, who claimed 43 LV=County Championship wickets last season, came through a rigorous net session yesterday….

Win £500 in our Fantasy T20 league

Gloucestershire cricket fans will be able to join the action and excitement of the new NatWest T20 Blast by playing a new Fantasy Game launched by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) The free-to-play Fantasy Game challenges fans to pick…

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Saxelby Strikes But Essex On Top

Ian Saxelby celebrated his first three LV=County Championship wickets since August 2012, but couldn’t prevent Essex taking control on the third day of the match at Bristol. After bowling out Gloucestershire for 134, from an overnight 104-6, the visitors posted…

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Annual General Meeting – Monday 28 April 2014

Gloucestershire County Cricket Club Annual General Meeting – Monday 28 April 2014 At last night’s Annual General Meeting of the Club, Mr Bill Griffin and Mr David Jones were appointed to the Club’s Executive Board. Their appointment followed a ballot…

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Dent Stands Firm As Masters Strikes

Chris Dent battled his way to an unbeaten 47 as Gloucestershire’s batsmen were made to struggle on a rain-interrupted second day of the LV=County Championship match with Essex at Bristol. After the first day washout and a delayed start until…

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First Day Washout At County Ground

No play was possible on the opening day of the LV=County Championship match with Essex at Bristol. Morning showers turned to heavy rain in the afternoon, leaving surface water on the outfield. Umpires Nigel Cowley and Steve Gale abandoned any…

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Wear red on Sunday to support BrAMS

Gloucestershire Cricket are continuing to show their support for the Bristol and Avon Multiple Sclerosis Centre (BrAMS) based at Frenchay by making the first day of their LV= County Championship match v Essex County Cricket Club the ‘Batting for BrAMS’ MS…

Matt Reaps Reward For Hard Work

Matt Taylor believes the benefits of a hard-working winter have earned him a first team place in Gloucestershire’s opening LV=County Championship games. The 19-year-old left-arm seamer, who ended last summer with four first class wickets to his name, has already…

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Payne To Miss Essex Match

David Payne has been ruled out of Gloucestershire’s team for the LV=County Championship match with Essex at Bristol, starting on Sunday. The left-arm seamer is under treatment for a bruised heel, having been unable to bowl in the second innings…

Gloucestershire Cricket AGM on Monday

The Annual General Meeting of the Club will be held on Monday 28 April 2014 at 7.00 pm in the Jessop Suite, the Bristol Pavilion, Gloucestershire County Cricket Club, Nevil Road, Bristol BS7 9EJ. All members of the club are…

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Team-mates back Will Gidman for England

Michael Klinger and Hamish Marshall say team-mate Will Gidman should be considered for an England call-up following his impressive start to the season. The allrounder, 29, has starred with bat and ball in Gloucestershire’s opening two games of the LV…

Cockbain Ton In Vain For Seconds

A century from Ian Cockbain was not enough to save Gloucestershire from a 65-run defeat by Surrey in a Second XI Trophy match at Bristol. Adam Rouse hit 101 as Surrey ran up 332 all out after winning the toss….

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Second XI Draw With Surrey

Ian Saxelby and Liam Norwell returned identical figures of 2-33 in Surrey’s second innings of 234-5 declared on the final day of the Second XI Championship game at Bristol. That gave Saxelby match figures of 6-74. Half-centuries from Aneesh Kapil…

Will on Fire But Rain Saves Glamorgan

A fantastic bowling performance from Will Gidman went unrewarded as the weather came to Glamorgan’s rescue on the final day of the LV=County Championship match at Cardiff. The Gloucestershire all-rounder claimed 6-50 from 25 overs as the hosts finished the…

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Father’s Day at The Bristol Pavilion

This Father’s Day, Sunday 15 June, why not make it an extra special occasion and book a table at The Bristol Pavilion. Overlooking the Bristol County Ground, the Bristol Pavilion is the city’s newest state of the art building and provides a…

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Garrett, 14, Hits Fifty For Second XI

Fourteen-year-old Jordan Garrett hit a half-century on his Second XI Championship debut as Gloucestershire hit back strongly on day two of the match with Surrey at Bristol. The talented youngster from Oxfordshire made exactly 50, off 110 balls, with 8…

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Fuller Keeps Glamorgan On The Ropes

James Fuller struck twice after rain had frustrated Gloucestershire’s bid for victory on the third day of the LV=County Championship match with Glamorgan at Cardiff. The weather wiped out any play until the afternoon and only 34 overs were bowled…

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Sax On Song Again For Second XI

Ian Saxelby claimed four wickets as a strong Surrey side ran up 347-7 declared on the opening day of the Second XI Championship match at Bristol. The seamer finished with 4-41 from 18 overs to further strengthen his bid for…

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Dent Fifty Helps Secure First Innings Lead

Chris Dent hit a half-century as Gloucestershire battled hard to take control on the second day of the LV=County Championship match with Glamorgan at Cardiff. There were also useful runs from Will Tavare, Hamish Marshall and Tom Smith to the…

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Payne On Hat-Trick As Bowlers Dominate

David Payne will start the second day of the LV=County Championship game with Glamorgan at Cardiff on a hat-trick after an excellent start by Gloucestershire. Only 19.4 overs were possible because of rain on day one after Michael Klinger had…

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Saxelby In Squad Of 12 For Cardiff

Ian Saxelby has been named Gloucestershire’s squad of 12 for the LV=County Championship match against Glamorgan at Cardiff, starting on Sunday. The popular seam bowler, fit again after shoulder, knee and quad muscle problems, is fresh from taking six wickets…

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Cockbain Hits Century For Second XI

Ian Cockbain was dismissed for 153 on the final day of Gloucestershire second XI’s friendly game with Glamorgan IIs at Cardiff Cricket Club. The 27-year-old Merseysider overcame his disappointment over Everton’s home defeat by Crystal Palace the previous evening to…

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We Need To Learn From This – Michael

Michael Klinger admitted there were lessons to be learned after Gloucestershire’s opening LV=County Championship match ended in an eight-wicket defeat by Hampshire at Bristol. A century from Michael Carberry and a hard-hitting fifty from James Vince saw the visitors to a…

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Hamish Keeps Gloucestershire Hopes Alive

Hamish Marshall dug in to keep Gloucestershire in the game on the third day on the LV=County Championship clash with Hampshire at Bristol. It looked a losing cause for the hosts when, despite 72 from Alex Gidman, they were reduced…

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Second Team match against Glamorgan today

The Gloucestershire Second XI squad for the three day match against Glamorgan Second XI at Cardiff CC which starts today is: Benny Howell, Dan Housego, Ian Cockbain, Jordan Garratt, Brandon Gilmour, Jack Taylor, Ian Saxelby, Patrick Grieshaber, Graeme McCarter, Liam Norwell, Tom Shrewsbury, Scott…

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First Five-Wicket Return For Matt

Matt Taylor completed his first five-wicket haul in first class cricket as Hampshire were bowled out for 422 on the third morning of the LV=County Championship match at Bristol. The young left-arm seamer had Adam Wheater caught by David Payne…

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Will And Matt Among The Wickets

Will Gidman (pictured) and Matt Taylor claimed four wickets each on an otherwise disappointing second day of the LV=County Championship match with Hampshire at Bristol’ It began with Gloucestershire losing their last five second innings wickets for just 12 runs…

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County Cap Award For Tavare

Will Tavare was presented with his Gloucestershire county cap during the tea interval of the second day’s play against Hampshire. The ceremony, conducted by club chairman Roger Cooke, followed Will’s outstanding innings of 139 to mark his LV=County Championship debut…

Mercedes-Benz of Cheltenham & Gloucester continues to be a driving force behind cricket in Gloucestershire

Captain, Michael Klinger, is looking forward to getting into his ‘whites’ with Gloucestershire Cricket both on and off the pitch after teaming up with Mercedes-Benz of Cheltenham & Gloucester for a second successive season. The Australian batsman collected the keys…

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Chris Is Viewed As Potential Future Captain

John Bracewell has confirmed that Chris Dent (above) is being viewed as a future captain of Gloucestershire. The opening batsman acted as skipper for several pre-season games and will now share the vice-captain duties with Hamish Marshall. Director of Cricket…

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