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England County Cricket News

Jan 18

Paul Downton: Kent name ex-England wicketkeeper as director of cricket

Kent appoint Paul Downton, who spent 18 months as managing director of the ECB, as their new director of cricket.

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Jan 17

Nathan Lyon: Nottinghamshire considering Australia spinner

Nottinghamshire are considering Australia spinner Nathan Lyon as their overseas player for the coming season.

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Jan 17

Alex Hepburn: Worcestershire cricketer denies rape charges

Alex Hepburn appeared in court in Worcester to plead not guilty to an attack on a woman in the city.

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Jan 17

Alex Hepburn: Worcestershire cricketer denies rape charges

Alex Hepburn appeared in court in Worcester to plead not guilty to an attack on a woman in the city.

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Jan 17

Joe Mennie: Lancashire sign Australian pace bowler

Lancashire sign Australian pace bowler Joe Mennie for the 2018 season as the club’s overseas player.

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Jan 17

Sam Billings: England limited-overs player replaces Sam Northeast as Kent captain

Kent announce Sam Billings as their new club captain for all formats of the game, replacing Sam Northeast.

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Jan 16

Somerset: Lewis Gregory to captain the county in T20 Blast in 2018

Lewis Gregory is to captain Somerset in this summer’s T20 Blast.

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Jan 12

Ireland to play Somerset in Test warm-up

Ireland will take on Somerset in a four-day game at Taunton as preparation for their first men’s Test match in May against Pakistan.

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Jan 12

Kevin Sharp: Worcestershire appoint new head coach

Worcestershire appoint Kevin Sharp as their new head coach, while Alan Richardson returns to New Road as bowling coach.

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Jan 11

James Harris: Middlesex bowler extends contract

Middlesex bowler James Harris signs an undisclosed contract extension with the Division Two club.

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Jan 10

Andrew Tye: Gloucestershire re-sign Australia fast bowler for 2018 T20 Blast

Australia fast bowler Andrew Tye re-signs for Gloucestershire as an overseas player for the 2018 T20 Blast competition.

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Jan 10

Leicestershire: Tom Taylor joins Foxes after release by Derbyshire

Leicestershire sign seam bowler Tom Taylor after his release by Derbyshire at the end of last season.

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Jan 09

Adam Lyth: Yorkshire opening batsman signs two-year contract extension

Yorkshire opening batsman Adam Lyth signs a two-year contract extension with the Headingley side.

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Jan 08

Steve Rhodes: Worcestershire ‘did what we had to do’ over sacking, says chairman Taylor

Worcestershire chairman Stephen Taylor says the club had no option but to remove Steve Rhodes as director of cricket.

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Jan 05

I’ve been playing in pain for a year – Finn

England fast bowler Steven Finn says he has been “playing in pain for 12 months” as he recovers from knee surgery.

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Jan 02

Worcs appoint former spinner Rawnsley as CEO

Worcestershire appoint former spinner Matthew Rawnsley as their new chief executive to replace Tom Scott on 1 March.

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