County struggle despite determined innings

Ledbury Reporter:

6:52pm Monday 1st September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE were indebted to a determined innings from skipper Daryl Mitchell and Tom Fell but still face an uphill battle during the final two days of the LV = County Championship clash at Derbyshire.

Worcester are the champions despite rare defeat to rivals

Ledbury Reporter:

2:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

WORCESTER have been crowned Worcestershire League Division One champions, securing their return to the Birmingham League for the first time in a decade.

Ombersley cricketers crowned Division One champions

Ledbury Reporter:

12:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

NEW Birmingham and District Premier Cricket League Division One champions Ombersley could not celebrate the title with a win after a three-wicket defeat at Moseley.

Moeen in England T20 squad for India clash

Ledbury Reporter:

6:30pm Sunday 31st August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE'S Moeen Ali has been included in the England squad for the NatWest International T20 match against India at Edgbaston on Sunday.

Morris reaches season milestone as County pursue title

Ledbury Reporter:

6:25pm Sunday 31st August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE paceman Charlie Morris reached 50 first-class wickets for the season after an impressive display on the opening day of the LV= County Championship clash at Derbyshire.

England under 19 ace extends his New Road contract

Ledbury Reporter:

10:10am Saturday 30th August 2014

ENGLAND Under 19 wicketkeeper Joe Clarke has signed a contract extension with Worcestershire until the end of the 2016 season.

Whiteley and Dolly called up by Worcestershire

Ledbury Reporter:

4:59pm Friday 29th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE director of cricket Steve Rhodes has named a 13-man squad for the LV= County Championship Division Two clash with Derbyshire at Derby starting tomorrow.

Eastnor enter crucial period with captain confident

Ledbury Reporter:

12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

SKIPPER Clive Chadhani is confident Eastnor can stay clear of danger in Birmingham Cricket League Division Two.

Keeper Cox says only title will do for County

Ledbury Reporter:

11:20am Friday 29th August 2014

WICKETKEEPER Ben Cox insists Worcestershire are focused on finishing as LV= County Championship Division Two championS and do not want to settle for being promoted as runners-up.

Ledbury cricketers bid to finish unbeaten

Ledbury Reporter:

10:00am Friday 29th August 2014

CHAMPIONS Ledbury test their unbeaten Marches Cricket League Division Two record in the finale at Presteigne tomorrow.

Malvern cricketers pursuing vital victory

Ledbury Reporter:

8:00am Friday 29th August 2014

THERE were contrasting fortunes for cricket clubs fighting relegation from their respective leagues.

Weather the only winner in title race

Ledbury Reporter:

1:30pm Thursday 28th August 2014

TO be a cricketer during a typical English summer, you need the patience of a saint.

‘Pepsi’ signs new contract

Ledbury Reporter:

5:55pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE batsman Tom Kohler-Cadmore has boosted the New Road club by agreeing to extend his contract until the end of the 2016 season.

McClenaghan stays until end of the season

Ledbury Reporter:

9:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE have been given permission by New Zealand Cricket to extend paceman Mitchell McClenaghan’s spell at New Road through to the end of the season.

Worcester closing in on championship glory

Ledbury Reporter:

12:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

THE return of win or lose and no draw in the top divisions was greeted by some dodgy weather as the calculators whirred into action for reduced targets.

Ledbury cricketers toast title

Ledbury Reporter:

11:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

LEDBURY won the Marches Cricket League Division Two title without bowling a ball.

Andrew waiting on scan to assess his injury progress

Ledbury Reporter:

9:10am Friday 22nd August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE all-rounder Gareth Andrew is undergoing a spell of strengthening and conditioning work before having a scan to determine the progress he has made in recovering from his back problem.

Key period in relegation battle

Ledbury Reporter:

8:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

CRICKET clubs have a big Bank Holiday with a double-header as promotion and relegation issues hot up.

Kiwi ace Munro happy to make a Rapid New Road return

Ledbury Reporter:

10:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

COLIN Munro has admitted his spell with Worcestershire was “an awesome experience” and he is keen to return for another spell at New Road should the club decide they want his services.

Family connection helps Ben to star

Ledbury Reporter:

2:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

ALL-ROUNDER Ben Child paid tribute to the coaching of his father and grandfather after a career-best performance.

Green finally record consecutive wins after barren period

Ledbury Reporter:

3:56pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

BARNARDS Green shot up the Birmingham and District Premier Cricket League Division One table to fifth.

Cox commits future to County

Ledbury Reporter:

1:37pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE wicketkeeper Ben Cox has signed a new two-year contract with the LV= County Championship Division Two leaders.

Former New Road groundsman Prosser dies aged 82

Ledbury Reporter:

11:10am Tuesday 19th August 2014

GORDON Prosser, former head groundsman of Worcestershire County Cricket Club, has died at the age of 82.

Rhodes hands his players some much-needed time off

Ledbury Reporter:

10:21am Tuesday 19th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE director of cricket Steve Rhodes is to give his players time off to recharge their batteries ahead of the finale of the push to gain promotion to Division One of the LV= County Championship.

Worcester stay top after Pedmore win

Ledbury Reporter:

2:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

WORCESTER maintained their grip on the Worcestershire Cricket League Division One title race with an emphatic seven wickets win over Pedmore.

OEs secure vital win in promotion race

Ledbury Reporter:

12:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

OLD Elizabethans boosted their promotion hopes in Birmingham and District Cricket Premier League Division Two with a win over second-placed Penkridge.

Fell agrees new County deal

Ledbury Reporter:

10:23am Monday 18th August 2014

TOM Fell has become the latest Worcestershire player to commit his future to the County after signing a two-year contract.

County need early wickets after visitors gain upper hand

Ledbury Reporter:

6:57pm Friday 15th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE will look to bounce back with early wickets tomorrow after Gloucestershire enjoyed the better of the opening day of the LV= County Championship clash.

County duo sign new contracts

Ledbury Reporter:

11:38am Friday 15th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE all-rounder Joe Leach and paceman Chris Russell have signed new two-year contracts with the County.

Rhodes: Players won't get carried away in title quest

Ledbury Reporter:

11:10am Friday 15th August 2014

WORCESTER director of cricket Steve Rhodes has named a 12-strong squad for today's LV= County Championship Division Two clash with Gloucestershire at New Road (11am).

County youth call on Febery as he stars for table-toppers

Ledbury Reporter:

8:30am Friday 15th August 2014

BOSBURY continued their assault on the Marches Cricket League Division Four title with a six-wicket triumph at Burghill and Tillington thirds.

Worcestershire switch attention back to title bid

Ledbury Reporter:

6:51pm Thursday 14th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE bowed out of the Royal London One-Day Cup when beaten by 16 runs at Leicestershire Foxes under the Duckworth-Lewis system.

The magical rise of Moeen

Ledbury Reporter:

5:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

MOEEN Ali’s rise to prominence for England this summer has been nothing short of remarkable.

County chasing vital victory in last-eight bid

Ledbury Reporter:

7:18pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE need to defeat Leicestershire at Grace Road tomorrow (10.30am) to keep alive their hopes of qualifying for the quarter-finals of the Royal London One-Day Cup after going down to Gloucestershire by five wickets at New Road.

Russell back in mix for vital derby encounter

Ledbury Reporter:

6:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

PACEMAN Chris Russell has been added to the Worcestershire squad for today’s crucial Royal London One-Day Cup clash with Gloucestershire at New Road (10.30am).

County endure frustrating day of rain at Hampshire

Ledbury Reporter:

9:26pm Monday 11th August 2014

ONLY 25 balls were possible at the Ageas Bowl where Hampshire quickly rattled up 42-0 against Worcestershire in a match eventually abandoned due to heavy showers.

Worcester closing in on Birmingham League return

Ledbury Reporter:

2:00pm Monday 11th August 2014

THREE straight wins for Worcester and poor results for Pershore mean the city side lead Worcestershire League Division One by 67 points.

Just three more wins needed for Ombersley to secure title

Ledbury Reporter:

12:00pm Monday 11th August 2014

OMBERSLEY continued their relentless pursuit of promotion to the Birmingham and District Cricket League Premier Division.

Boss praises stunning one-day success

Ledbury Reporter:

9:00am Monday 11th August 2014

DIRECTOR of cricket Steve Rhodes hailed Worcestershire’s record-breaking batting display when beating Lancashire by seven wickets in the Royal London One-Day Cup at New Road.

Oliver left out while duo return for County

Ledbury Reporter:

6:00am Monday 11th August 2014

TOM Kohler-Cadmore and Shaaiq Choudhry return to the Worcestershire squad for today’s Royal London One-Day Cup clash with Hampshire at the Ageas Bowl (2pm).

Worcestershire in record-breaking successful run chase

Ledbury Reporter:

7:19pm Saturday 9th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE kept alive their hopes of progressing in the Royal London One-Day Cup in a record-breaking rush to beat Lancashire by seven wickets at New Road.

Moeen bowls England to big victory

Ledbury Reporter:

6:53pm Saturday 9th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE'S Moeen Ali produced more bowling heroics as England completed a stunning innings victory over India with two days of the fourth Test to spare.

Injury worry for young County batsman

Ledbury Reporter:

6:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE will check on the fitness of batsman Tom Kohler-Cadmore before finalising their side for today’s Royal London One-Day Cup clash with Lancashire Lightning at New Road (10.30am).

England’s Moeen out for 13 in fourth Test

Ledbury Reporter:

6:02pm Friday 8th August 2014

MOEEN Ali was dismissed for 13 on the second day of the fourth Investec Test with India at Old Trafford.

County crash in one-day cup at Yorkshire

Ledbury Reporter:

5:03pm Thursday 7th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE suffered a six-wicket defeat after being dismissed for just 141 in the Royal London One-Day Cup at Yorkshire Vikings.

The Rapids can move on – with pride intact

Ledbury Reporter:

4:00pm Thursday 7th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE might have fallen short in their quest to reach the NatWest T20 Blast finals day but the Rapids have provided some top-quality entertainment this season.

Blakey boosts his county ambitions

Ledbury Reporter:

12:30pm Thursday 7th August 2014

OFF-spinner Cameron Blakey is hoping to force his way back into the Worcestershire junior picture after a magnificent seven-wicket haul for Worcester Nomads.

County go in search of second success

Ledbury Reporter:

7:41pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

MITCHELL McClenaghan returns to the squad for tomorrow’s Royal London One-Day clash with Yorkshire Vikings at Headingley (10.30am) as Worcestershire seek a second win in the competition.

County seconds thrash local rivals

Ledbury Reporter:

12:00pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

MATT Pardoe struck an unbeaten century as Worcestershire won their fourth Second XI Trophy South Division match of the season with a seven-wicket triumph over rivals Warwickshire.

County switch focus to reaching another quarter-final

Ledbury Reporter:

5:49pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE will strive to bounce back from their NatWest T20 Blast exit with director of cricket Steve Rhodes insisting: “We are desperate to do as well as we can in all competitions.”






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