Cricket fans now have their final opportunity to get their hands on tickets for this summer’s 3rd Investec Ashes Test Match, between England and Australia, with a limited number of additional tickets released on each day of play.
Recent away Test Series victories against Pakistan and Sri Lanka were very much the talk of English cricket as excitement began to build towards the 2001 Ashes Series, despite it now being a 16 year gap since England last claimed the Urn.
Jonathan Trott has praised Warwickshire for their role in his successful comeback, which continued with a century as the captain of the England Lions against South Africa A in Paarl. Andy Wilson spoke to him on the tour.
Warwickshire’s Ian Bell and Chris Woakes today left London Heathrow Airport to head ‘Down Under’ for the upcoming tri-series against Australia and India, which is closely followed by the 11th ICC Cricket World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
Warwickshire County Cricket Club has been ranked as the top performing cricket club in the country for use social media in the second annual Sport Social Media Index, which reviews the use of social media by 148 British professional football, rugby and cricket teams.
England selectors today finalised two England Lions squads for the tour of South Africa beginning in early January. Warwickshire’s Jonathan Trott will captain the 4-day side with a captain for the one-day side to be announced at a later date. Boyd Rankin is included in both squads.
England legend Ian Botham is the latest name to be inducted in to Edgbaston’s Ultimate Ashes XI, after beating off competition from Andrew Flintoff, Shane Watson and Warwick Armstrong to win the fan’s vote.
With exactly nine months - just 39 weeks - to go until the Ashes return to Birmingham, Edgbaston Stadium and Marketing Birmingham have revealed that the famous cricket match could bring a £26.4 million boost to the local economy.