Warwickshire captain Varun Chopra spoke to Brian Halford at the close of play and paid credit to Hampshire's bowlers for keeping the pressure on all through the final day as the teams' LV=County Championship match drifted to a draw at Edgbaston.
Birmingham family firm, Scrivens Opticians & Hearing Care has extended its sponsorship with Warwickshire County Cricket Club (Warwickshire CCC) by branding the centre front of this season’s LV=County Championship playing shirt.
Warwickshire skipper Varun Chopra, all-rounder Ateeq Javid, and fast bowlers Chris Wright and Oliver Hannon-Dalby joined staff in the Membership & Ticket Office today as they helped several Members renew their subscription for the 2015 season.
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.