Spin-king Saeed has confidence in his new bowling action

Ledbury Reporter:

8:40am Tuesday 21st October 2014

SPINNER Saeed Ajmal has bowled with his remodelled action for the first time — and is confident of being cleared by the International Cricket Council to play in the 2015 World Cup.

Skipper Mitchell agrees to new four-year contract with Worcestershire

Ledbury Reporter:

6:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

SKIPPER and opening batsman Daryl Mitchell has given Worcestershire a massive boost by signing a new four-year contract — and he hopes the best years of his career are still to come.

Oliver keen to utilise his insider knowledge

Ledbury Reporter:

3:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE opener Richard Oliver will have first hand knowledge of the wickets he plays on for Geelong City in Australia this winter — as he will have helped to prepare them.

Abu Dhabi return trip for County in March

Ledbury Reporter: DAVID LEATHERDALE: Has more flooding to deal with.

10:00am Friday 10th October 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE are to return to Abu Dhabi in March as part of their preparations for LV= County Championship Division One.

Moeen is handed cricket accolade

Ledbury Reporter:

7:20pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

MOEEN Ali was crowned professional player of the year at the inaugural Asian Cricket Awards at Lord’s.

Rhodes expects tough times in Division One

Ledbury Reporter:

10:00am Wednesday 8th October 2014

DIRECTOR of cricket Steve Rhodes says Worcestershire will need all the resolve and resilience evident in 2014 to help them cope with LV= County Championship Division One next season.

Rhodes supports spin star’s comeback

Ledbury Reporter: File photo dated 28-04-2014 of Worcestsershire's Saeed Ajmal. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday September 9, 2014. Saeed Ajmal has been suspended from bowling for Pakistan after the International Cricket Council ruled his action is illegal.

12:00pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE director of cricket Steve Rhodes has thrown his support behind Saeed Ajmal and is hoping the Pakistan star can return to New Road.

Shantry given green light for Aussie spell

Ledbury Reporter:

5:44pm Monday 6th October 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE are happy for Jack Shantry to play Grade cricket in Melbourne this winter despite the heavy summer workload of the left armer.

Mitchell captains PCA team of the year

Ledbury Reporter:

6:09pm Sunday 5th October 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE skipper Daryl Mitchell’s fine season has been recognised by the Professional Cricketers’ Association.

Moeen in the running for top Asian cricket award

Ledbury Reporter:

8:20am Wednesday 1st October 2014

MOEEN Ali is on the shortlist for the inaugral Asian Cricket Awards (ASA) professional player-of-the-year prize.

My most satisfying season yet: Daryl Mitchell

Ledbury Reporter:

4:00pm Saturday 27th September 2014

CAPTAIN Daryl Mitchell says winning promotion with Worcestershire’s class of 2014 is the most satisfying of his career.

Promoted Worcs beaten at Essex

Ledbury Reporter:

3:55pm Thursday 25th September 2014

MOEEN Ali fell two short of his century as promoted Worcestershire went down to an innings and 92 runs defeat at the end of an excellent season in the LV = County Championship clash with Essex at Chelmsford.

County staring defeat in the face

Ledbury Reporter:

6:13pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

MOEEN Ali showed his class with the bat but Worcestershire are facing an uphill battle to avoid defeat after their bowlers surrendered a proud record on the second day of the LV County Championship clash with Essex at Chelmsford.

County skittled in title setback

Ledbury Reporter:

5:57pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE came down to earth after the euphoria of clinching promotion as they were bowled out for 84 on the opening day of the LV= County Championship clash with Essex at Chelmsford.

England selection for Worcs teenager

Ledbury Reporter:

11:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE’S Emily Arlott has been included in the England Women’s Cricket Pathway development programme Under 19 winter training squad.

Green bag second spot in the Premier

Ledbury Reporter:

4:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

BARNT Green clinched the Birmingham and District League Premier Division runners-up spot with an eight-wicket victory over Brockhampton.

Worcester break the top-flight record

Ledbury Reporter:

2:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

MOST of the Worcestershire League’s final weekend of matches went according to form as the season ended in sunshine in most places except for near-darkness at Harborne.

Challenge next season good for us: Moeen

Ledbury Reporter:

9:00am Monday 15th September 2014

MOEEN Ali insists Worcestershire will reap the benefit of their squad “becoming better players” no matter what the outcome of being back in LV= County Championship Division One next season.

Worcester Warriors must get used to favourites' tag, says two-try Charlie Mulchrone

Ledbury Reporter:

8:20pm Sunday 14th September 2014

The 25-year-old injected some life into a stumbling and error-strewn Warriors performance against a spirited Moseley, who had 13 men on the pitch at one point in the second-half.

Bring on Division One — Leatherdale

Ledbury Reporter: CHANGING OF THE ROYALS GUARD: David Leatherdale.

7:56pm Sunday 14th September 2014

CHIEF executive David Leatherdale believes Worcestershire are now in a “stronger position” to deal with the challenge of trying to stay in LV= County Championship Division One after gaining promotion.

Promotion for Worcestershire cricketers

Ledbury Reporter:

4:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE secured their fifth promotion in 12 seasons on the back of a stunning all-round performance by Jack Shantry in the LV= County Championship at New Road.

Moeen given contract by England

Ledbury Reporter:

1:08pm Thursday 11th September 2014

MOEEN Ali has become the first Worcestershire player to be awarded a central contract by the England and Wales Cricket Board.

Ton-up Shantry gives Worcestershire victory hope

Ledbury Reporter:

6:10pm Thursday 11th September 2014

JACK Shantry scored a stunning maiden first-class century to help revive Worcestershire’s hopes in the LV= County Championship clash with Surrey at New Road.

Ashes hero to unveil pavilion

Ledbury Reporter:

12:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

FORMER England fast bowler Simon Jones will be a special guest at Eastnor Cricket Club on Sunday.

Gloucestershire's Gidman signs New Road deal

Ledbury Reporter:

6:17pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE have bolstered their squad by signing experienced batsman Alex Gidman from Gloucestershire on a two-year contract.

Worcestershire facing uphill task against Surrey

Ledbury Reporter:

7:21pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE trailed promotion rivals Surrey by 134 runs at the end of the first innings of their LV= County Championship Division Two clash at New Road.

Milton hits crucial knock as Green seal away win

Ledbury Reporter:

6:02pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

BARNARDS Green moved up to fifth in Birmingham and District Premier Cricket League Division One with a two-wicket win at Wombourne.

Leach to the rescue after Worcestershire struggle for runs

Ledbury Reporter:

8:21pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE endured another testing day in what has become a challenging finale to their LV= County Championship promotion bid as they were dismissed for 272 by Surrey at New Road.

Former Worcestershire spinner Saeed Ajmal suspended by International Cricket Council over illegal bowling action

Ledbury Reporter: File photo dated 17/09/2010 of Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday June 3, 2013. Ajmal touched down in England as the leading wicket-taker in ODI cricket this year, taking 19 wickets at 18.63 in nine matches. See PA sto

11:36am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Ajmal finished his spell with Worcestershire with 63 wickets in nine LV= County Championship Division Two matches.

Moeen back to lift promotion chances

Ledbury Reporter:

9:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE embark on their final New Road match of the season against Surrey today (10.30am) as they seek to clinch promotion from LV= County Championship Division Two.

Champions see off their county rivals

Ledbury Reporter:

2:00pm Monday 8th September 2014

BIRMINGHAM and District Premier League Division One champions Ombersley put a dent in county rivals Bromsgrove’s own promotion hopes.

Worcester can set new record in taking the title after victory

Ledbury Reporter:

12:00pm Monday 8th September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE League Division One champions Worcester can win the title by a new record margin on Saturday.

County finale getting nervy

Ledbury Reporter:

3:30pm Thursday 4th September 2014

THE climax to Worcestershire’s 2014 campaign is beginning to turn into a rather tense affair.

County's lead at the top cut to seven points

Ledbury Reporter:

5:57pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE’S lead at the top of Division Two of the LV County Championship was reduced to seven points after they suffered a 138-run defeat against Derbyshire at Derby.

Green thrash Wellington to secure league survival

Ledbury Reporter:

5:49pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

BARNARDS Green thrashed promotion-chasing Wellington to ensure safety in Birmingham and District Premier Cricket League Division One.

Trio commit futures to County

Ledbury Reporter:

10:35am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

THE Worcestershire trio of Shaaiq Choudhry, Brett D'Oliveira and England Under 19s all-rounder Ed Barnard have all signed new contracts.

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.






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