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.
In recognition of Ian Bell proudly becoming the first Warwickshire player to win 100 Test Match caps for England at the 2nd Investec Test against Sri Lanka at Headingley, the Club has made him the first member of a current playing staff to be awarded an Honorary Life Membership.
Ian Bell is set to become the first Warwickshire cricketer to play 100 Test Matches for England tomorrow when he takes to the field at Headingley to face Sri Lanka in the 2nd Test of the Investec Series.
With the half-way point in the 2014 season fast approaching, the Club is now able to offer supporters a special Membership package, which includes 18 days of cricket and priority access to 2015 Investec Ashes Test Match.