Monthly Archives: May 2014

Kent win T20 clash at Canterbury

Kent batted marginally better of the two sides on a tricky Canterbury pitch to beat the Gloucestershire team by 21 runs and record their second NatWest T20 Blast win in the competition. Kent skipper Rob Key won the toss and elected to bat on…

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Formula There To Beat Kent – Michael

Michael Klinger believes Gloucestershire are discovering a formula to be successful at Twenty20 cricket. And the skipper is hoping to put it into practice in the NatWest T20 Blast match against Kent at Canterbury tomorrow evening (7pm start). Gloucestershire wiped…

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GCB & Mezze Restaurants join forces to boost cricket in schools

Over 1000 more schoolchildren in the South West will receive cricket coaching through a major partnership between Gloucestershire Cricket Board (GCB) and Mezze Restaurants. The sponsorship agreement will allow the GCB’s qualified coaches to educate pupils in an additional 20…

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South Africa Star To Coach At County Ground

A small group of Gloucestershire Academy players will have the chance to take part in a Herschelle Gibbs’ masterclass at the Bristol County Ground on Wednesday 4 June. The South African star, who has played in 90 Test Matches and 248…

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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…

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Final Day Washout At Derby

No play was possible on the final day of the LV=County Championship match with Derbyshire at Derby. Bad weather affected this game from the start and there was little prospect of a result with the visitors still in their first…

ECB Chairman pays tribute to David Allen

ECB Chairman Giles Clarke has paid tribute to the former Gloucestershire and England cricketer David Allen whose death was announced yesterday. Mr Clarke said: “David’s passing will be much mourned by everyone connected with Gloucestershire County Cricket Club.  He was…

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Batsmen Struggle In Gloom At Derby

Gloucestershire’s hopes of batting bonus points were dealt four major blows on the third day of the rain-ruined LV=County Championship match against Derbyshire at Derby. Michael Klinger, Chris Dent, Alex Gidman and Will Tavare all fell cheaply as the visitors…

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Will Among The Wickets Again

Will Gidman took his tally of LV=County Championship wickets for the season to 25 as Gloucestershire bowled out Derbyshire for 278 on the second day of the match at Derby. The all-rounder finished with 4-50 from 25 overs after the…

Benny The Bowler Strikes At Derby

Benny Howell showed his value as a back-up seamer by claiming two wickets on the opening day of the LV=County Championship match with Derbyshire at Derby. After a delayed start until after lunch, Michael Klinger won the toss and invited…

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David Allen 1935-2014

Gloucestershire County Cricket Club is saddened to announce the death of former player and club president David Allen at the age of 78. Bristol-born David played first class cricket  for Gloucestershire  between 1953 and 1972. He also played 39 Test Matches for England. During…

Geraint Will Be An Asset – Klinger

Michael Klinger expects new signing Geraint Jones to be an asset on and off the pitch during his month on loan with Gloucestershire. The 37-year-old Kent player will make his debut in the LV= County Championship match Derbyshire, starting tomorrow,…

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Norwell And Fuller Blast Middlesex

Liam Norwell and James Fuller shared six wickets as Gloucestershire earned their first NatWest T20 Blast victory with a five-wicket success over Middlesex at Bristol. A low scoring game saw the visitors struggle to 111-8 off their 20 overs after…

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Cockbain urges fans to make Middlesex T20 Blast match go off with a bang

Gloucestershire batsman Ian Cockbain is urging supporters to recreate the electrifying atmosphere of last week’s T20 match against Somerset when they take on Middlesex at the Bristol County Ground tonight. Tickets are still available priced £20 on the gate for…

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Batsmen Must Fire At County Ground Tonight

John Bracewell is calling on Gloucestershire’s batsmen to inspire a first NatWest T20 Blast victory of the season over Middlesex at Bristol this evening (5.30pm start). The Director of Cricket was pleased with many aspects of the opening performance against…

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Injury Update : Ian Saxelby

Ian Saxelby will undergo investigative surgery tomorrow (Friday 23 May) on the knee injury he sustained during the recent LV= County Championship match v Surrey at the Kia Oval. This decision was taken after the Consultant had further evaluated the…

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T20 Catch Competition with St Austell Brewery

We have teamed up with our Sponsor, St Austell Brewery to make our NatWest T20 Blast matches even more exciting! The catch competition will take place during all NatWest T20 Blast matches at The Bristol County Ground this season. If…

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Taylor Wraps Up First Championship Win

Matt Taylor claimed two wickets with successive balls as Gloucestershire completed a comprehensive 290-run LV=County Championship win over Kent at Bristol. The club’s first victory in the competition this season was completed at just before 1.30pm after the visitors had…

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Gareth Roderick : Injury Update

Gloucestershire Cricket this afternoon confirmed that Gareth Roderick has sustained a new injury to his index finger.   This was assessed today (21 May 2014) and will require further surgery. He will be unavailable for approximately 6 weeks. Everyone at the Club…

T20 Cricket set to blast back to Bristol this Friday!

Gloucestershire Cricket welcomes the Middlesex Panthers for the second NatWest T20 Blast match of the 2014 season here at the Bristol County Ground. Gloucestershire skipper, Michael Klinger, will be looking for the squad’s first win in this competition as he…

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Match Day Information : 21 May 2014

Match Day Information – Wednesday 21 May 2014 Gloucestershire County Cricket Club welcomes Kent County Cricket Club for Day 4 of our LV= County Championship match. Gates open at 9.30 am.  Play will resume at 11.00 am. Tickets on the gate: Reduced ticket…

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Hamish Hundred Cements Strong Position

Hamish Marshall completed his first century of the season as Gloucestershire set Kent a massive victory target of 582 on the third day of the LV=County Championship match at Bristol. The hosts declared their second innings on 443-6 in the…

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Listen to Will Brown and David Payne on BBC Radio Bristol

On May 16 BBC Radio Bristol’s Geoff Twentyman presented his drive-time show live from the Bristol County Ground during the Gloucestershire v Somerset NatWest T20 Blast match. During the afternoon Geoff spoke to a range of people from Gloucestershire Cricket…

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Cockbain Shines As 2nds Match Warwickshire

Ian Cockbain was in good form as Gloucestershire matched a strong Warwickshire side in a Twenty20 double header at Cheltenham, The teams won one match each, Gloucestershire bouncing back from a comprehensive defeat in the opening game to pull off…

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Gidman Brothers Put Kent In Trouble

Will Gidman took his LV=County Championship wicket tally for the season to 18 with another impressive effort as Kent were bowled out for 114 on the second day of the match at Bristol. The Gloucestershire all-rounder finished with the miserly…

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Tribute Day – Tuesday 20 May

St Austell Brewery will celebrate their top ale, Tribute on Tuesday 20th May at the Bristol County Ground, when Gloucestershire face Kent on the third day of the LV=CC2 game. The match day will be named the Tribute Day in…

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Roderick Stars On Day Of Drama

Gareth Roderick marked his return to LV=County Championship action with a fifty and three catches on a dramatic opening day against Kent at Bristol. It ended with the visitors 33-6 in reply to Gloucestershire’s 252 all out as 16 wickets…

Will Back To Face Kent

Will Gidman returned to Gloucestershire’s team for the LV=County Championship match against Kent at Bristol, starting today. The all-rounder missed the defeat by Surrey at The Oval because of a knee problem, but has responded to treatment and declared himself…



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