Monthly Archives: April 2016

Glos trio make PCA top 10

Jack Taylor, Liam Norwell and Chris Dent have all made the Professional Cricketers’ Association (PCA) Most Valuable Player (MVP) Rankings after the first three rounds of the Specsavers County Championship. Allrounder Taylor, opening batsman Dent and seamer Liam Norwell occupy…

Triple Chance Draw

The Bristol Region held the second Triple Chance Club draw of the season during the Brewin Dolphin Cheltenham Cricket Festival.  The lucky winners for this draw were: 1st: Mr R A Malone of Nailsea – £100.00 2nd: Mr J West…

Hamish’s hundred moves day one momentum

An unbeaten sixth wicket stand of 179 in 42 overs between Hamish Marshall and Kieran Noema-Barnett wrenched the initiative away from Worcestershire on the first day of this Championship match at the Brightside Ground. The visitors appeared well placed in…

Dawson : Hankins deserves Championship call-up

Head coach Richard Dawson says young batsman George Hankins’ form since he was awarded his first professional contract last September has justified his selection in the Gloucestershire squad for Sunday’s Division 2 match with Worcestershire at the Brightside Ground. The…

Three Glos coaches honoured with ECB Awards

Three Gloucestershire coaches have been recognised for their contribution to cricket through the ECB Coach Awards. York Senior (Dymock) has been named as Coach of the Year, with Ross Tominey (Kingsholm) receiving the Young Coach award. Luke Sellers (Cheltenham) has…

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Gloucestershire Second XI match info

Gloucestershire Second XI squad for the 3 day friendly match against Glamorgan Second XI, starting today at Newport CC: Tom Smith Brandon Gilmour George Hankins Graeme van Buuren Jordan Garrett Joe Barrett Joe Dryall Patrick Grieshaber Chris Liddle Matt Taylor Tom Hampton…

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Norwell makes history in torrent of runs

Gloucestershire’s overnight pair of Chris Dent and Liam Norwell gave this Championship game a real change of gear on the third day at the Brightside Ground. Norwell completed his maiden hundred, and became the first night watchman in Gloucestershire’s history to…

Gloucestershire sign allrounder Van Buuren

Gloucestershire have signed South African-born allrounder Graeme Van Buuren on a two-year deal. The 25-year-old, who played for the Pretoria-based Titans is r right handed middle order batsman and left arm orthodox spinner. Graeme qualifies as a non-overseas player through his…

Academy and Elite Talent ID join forces to develop young players

Gloucestershire Cricket will use cutting-edge technology to track the performances of their young players after joining forces with Elite Talent ID (ETID). The club – who have become ETID’s first Ambassador Cricket Club – will adopt the company’s performance-tracking database, for use…

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Tribute day – Tuesday 19 April

Gloucestershire Cricket has great pleasure in welcoming St Austell Brewery to The Brightside Ground, Bristol for their annual Trade Day.  This event will take place in the Grace Room and Jessop Suite. Don’t forget to claim your voucher on arrival…

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Home game brings no extra pressure – Dawson

Head coach Richard Dawson says the defeat by Essex in Gloucestershire’s opening Championship match will not change his approach ahead of Derbyshire’s visit the Brightside Ground on Sunday. Essex justified their pre-season status as one of the promotion favourites in…

Big name overseas stars join Western Storm

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has today announced that eighteen of the best international women’s cricketers from across the world will be playing in the Kia Super League this summer and Western Storm supporters are in for a…

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BNS become T20 shirt sponsor

Gloucestershire Cricket is pleased to announce BNS Management Services as a sponsor of its NatWest T20 Blast shirt. The Bristol-based property management company will have its name on the back of the new yellow and black kit for the next…

Essex v Gloucestershire Day 3 Match Report

Battling half centuries from Gareth Roderick and Jack Taylor ensured Gloucestershire’s Championship clash with Essex will go into the final day with the hosts needing 59 runs for victory at Chelmsford. Starting their second innings 123 behind, the visitors were bowled…