Bears and England all-rounder Chris Woakes spoke to Edgbaston.com following his performances in England’s Investec Test Series win and looks forward to the Royal London ODI Series, with the opportunity of playing his first international at Edgbaston on Tuesday 2 September.
Edgbaston Stadium has confirmed a sell out for today’s NatWest T20 Blast Finals Day, with ticket sales for domestic cricket’s marquee event exceeding last year’s tournament record of 22,500 by more than 1,000.
With NatWest T20 Finals Day at Edgbaston just five days away, Warwickshire CCC has been boosted by batsman Laurie Evans and fast bowlers Oliver Hannon-Dalby and Richard Jones signing new deals with the Club.
Following the Birmingham Bears qualification for Finals Day of the NatWest T20 Blast at their home ground of Edgbaston on Saturday 23 August, Warwickshire County Cricket Club is reporting strong year-on-year growth in ticket sales and attendances for the group stages of the new look competition.
Following the Birmingham Bears qualification for NatWest T20 Blast Finals Day at Edgbaston on Saturday 23 August, tickets in the Tom Dollery Members Lounge are now SOLD OUT. Tickets remain available in other parts of the stadium.
Warwickshire’s 50-over match scheduled against New Zealand A at Edgbaston this coming Saturday (2 August) has been cancelled because of the team’s qualification for the NatWest T20 Blast Quarter Finals, with the tie against Essex Eagles in Chelmsford taking place on the same day.
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.
In front of more than 12,500 spectators at Edgbaston, the Birmingham Bears maintained their interest in this season’s NatWest T20 Blast competition with a five-wicket win over Worcestershire, thanks to skipper Varun Chopra’s 29 ball half century.