Jeetan Patel returned his first five-wicket haul of the season to move Warwickshire into contention in the LV County Championship (LV=CC) and put himself in the frame for County Cricket’s Most Valuable Player Award.
County Championship sponsor LV= today announced Warwickshire’s Sam Hain amongst the candidates for its 2014 Breakthrough Player Award, the accolade that celebrates the next generation of young cricketers in the domestic four-day game.
A superb all-round team performance brought Warwickshire 17 wickets on the third day against Durham to send the home side crashing to an innings and 188 run defeat with Barker taking eight wickets in the match and Patel six.
Cricket being fun day out for the family certainly rang true for the Woodfords recently when the five brothers celebrated a birthday in Club’s Committee Room, more than 50 years on from their first cricket match at Edgbaston.
After trailing Nottinghamshire by 63 runs on first innings, Warwickshire completed a remarkable turn round in fortunes by defeating Nottinghamshire after tea on the final day by three wickets with half centuries from Tim Ambrose and Sam Hain and a significant contribution from night watchman Chris Wright with 45 to add to his first innings 65.
Warwickshire completed a comprehensive innings and 105 run victory over Northamptonshire during the afternoon session of the final day, with Chris Woakes taking four second innings wickets and Jeetan Patel three.
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.
Twenty years ago to this day, Brian Charles Lara entered the record books for the second time in three months, by scoring 501 runs not out for Warwickshire against Durham in the County Championship; the record individual innings in First Class Cricket.
Birmingham family firm, Scrivens Opticians & Hearing Care is expanding its sponsorship of Warwickshire County Cricket Club (Warwickshire CCC) for three years, following the success of last season’s inaugural partnership.
Edgbaston enjoyed its best LV= County Championship attendance for five years yesterday as more than 1,500 Members and supporters enjoyed the Bank Holiday sunshine on Day 2 of Warwickshire v Middlesex in the LV= County Championship.
Warwickshire required only 90 minutes on the third morning, taking seven wickets to complete a 98 run victory over Nottinghamshire, as the home side were dismissed for 202 with Chris Wright taking 4-70.
After bowling Lancashire out for 196 in their second innings, Warwickshire chasing 120 for victory from 29 overs, were 95-5 in the twenty fifth over needing just 25 more when bad light prevented any further play and the match was drawn.