Spin-king Saeed has confidence in his new bowling action

Evesham Journal:

8:40am Tuesday 21st October 2014

SPINNER Saeed Ajmal has bowled with his remodelled action for the first time — and is confident of being cleared by the International Cricket Council to play in the 2015 World Cup.

Skipper Mitchell agrees to new four-year contract with Worcestershire

Evesham Journal:

6:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

SKIPPER and opening batsman Daryl Mitchell has given Worcestershire a massive boost by signing a new four-year contract — and he hopes the best years of his career are still to come.

Oliver keen to utilise his insider knowledge

Evesham Journal:

3:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE opener Richard Oliver will have first hand knowledge of the wickets he plays on for Geelong City in Australia this winter — as he will have helped to prepare them.

Abu Dhabi return trip for County in March

Evesham Journal: DAVID LEATHERDALE: Has more flooding to deal with.

10:00am Friday 10th October 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE are to return to Abu Dhabi in March as part of their preparations for LV= County Championship Division One.

Moeen is handed cricket accolade

Evesham Journal:

7:20pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

MOEEN Ali was crowned professional player of the year at the inaugural Asian Cricket Awards at Lord’s.

Rhodes expects tough times in Division One

Evesham Journal:

10:00am Wednesday 8th October 2014

DIRECTOR of cricket Steve Rhodes says Worcestershire will need all the resolve and resilience evident in 2014 to help them cope with LV= County Championship Division One next season.

Rhodes supports spin star’s comeback

Evesham Journal: File photo dated 28-04-2014 of Worcestsershire's Saeed Ajmal. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday September 9, 2014. Saeed Ajmal has been suspended from bowling for Pakistan after the International Cricket Council ruled his action is illegal.

12:00pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE director of cricket Steve Rhodes has thrown his support behind Saeed Ajmal and is hoping the Pakistan star can return to New Road.

Shantry given green light for Aussie spell

Evesham Journal:

5:44pm Monday 6th October 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE are happy for Jack Shantry to play Grade cricket in Melbourne this winter despite the heavy summer workload of the left armer.

Mitchell captains PCA team of the year

Evesham Journal:

6:09pm Sunday 5th October 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE skipper Daryl Mitchell’s fine season has been recognised by the Professional Cricketers’ Association.

Moeen in the running for top Asian cricket award

Evesham Journal:

8:20am Wednesday 1st October 2014

MOEEN Ali is on the shortlist for the inaugral Asian Cricket Awards (ASA) professional player-of-the-year prize.

My most satisfying season yet: Daryl Mitchell

Evesham Journal:

4:00pm Saturday 27th September 2014

CAPTAIN Daryl Mitchell says winning promotion with Worcestershire’s class of 2014 is the most satisfying of his career.

Promoted Worcs beaten at Essex

Evesham Journal:

3:55pm Thursday 25th September 2014

MOEEN Ali fell two short of his century as promoted Worcestershire went down to an innings and 92 runs defeat at the end of an excellent season in the LV = County Championship clash with Essex at Chelmsford.

County staring defeat in the face

Evesham Journal:

6:13pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

MOEEN Ali showed his class with the bat but Worcestershire are facing an uphill battle to avoid defeat after their bowlers surrendered a proud record on the second day of the LV County Championship clash with Essex at Chelmsford.

County skittled in title setback

Evesham Journal:

5:57pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE came down to earth after the euphoria of clinching promotion as they were bowled out for 84 on the opening day of the LV= County Championship clash with Essex at Chelmsford.

Duo win call-up as County chase title

Evesham Journal:

5:51pm Monday 22nd September 2014

SPINNER Brett D’Oliveira and paceman Chris Russell have been added to the Worcestershire squad as they bid to clinch the LV= County Championship Division Two title against Essex at Chelmsford starting tomorrow (10.30am).

Rapids face new teams in 2015 Royal London One-day Cup

Evesham Journal:

8:30am Monday 22nd September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE Rapids will face three new opponents in the Royal London One-Day Cup after the draw was made for next season.

Champions target for season’s finale

Evesham Journal:

10:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

NOW we at Worcestershire have won promotion, the aim is to go up from LV= County Championship Division Two as champions.

Morris has eyes on reaching 50 wickets

Evesham Journal:

6:12pm Thursday 18th September 2014

CHARLIE Morris is battling to emulate spin wizard Saeed Ajmal and seamer Jack Shantry in topping the 50-wicket mark for Worcestershire in the LV= County Championship this season.

All-rounder Leach off to Australia for the winter

Evesham Journal:

9:10am Tuesday 16th September 2014

ALL-ROUNDER Joe Leach will be looking to continue his form for Worcestershire when he heads to Australia this winter.

Challenge next season good for us: Moeen

Evesham Journal:

9:00am Monday 15th September 2014

MOEEN Ali insists Worcestershire will reap the benefit of their squad “becoming better players” no matter what the outcome of being back in LV= County Championship Division One next season.

Bring on Division One — Leatherdale

Evesham Journal: CHANGING OF THE ROYALS GUARD: David Leatherdale.

7:56pm Sunday 14th September 2014

CHIEF executive David Leatherdale believes Worcestershire are now in a “stronger position” to deal with the challenge of trying to stay in LV= County Championship Division One after gaining promotion.

Promotion for Worcestershire cricketers

Evesham Journal:

4:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE secured their fifth promotion in 12 seasons on the back of a stunning all-round performance by Jack Shantry in the LV= County Championship at New Road.

Moeen given contract by England

Evesham Journal:

1:08pm Thursday 11th September 2014

MOEEN Ali has become the first Worcestershire player to be awarded a central contract by the England and Wales Cricket Board.

Ton-up Shantry gives Worcestershire victory hope

Evesham Journal:

6:10pm Thursday 11th September 2014

JACK Shantry scored a stunning maiden first-class century to help revive Worcestershire’s hopes in the LV= County Championship clash with Surrey at New Road.

Gloucestershire's Gidman signs New Road deal

Evesham Journal:

6:17pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE have bolstered their squad by signing experienced batsman Alex Gidman from Gloucestershire on a two-year contract.

Worcestershire facing uphill task against Surrey

Evesham Journal:

7:21pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE trailed promotion rivals Surrey by 134 runs at the end of the first innings of their LV= County Championship Division Two clash at New Road.

Leach to the rescue after Worcestershire struggle for runs

Evesham Journal:

8:21pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE endured another testing day in what has become a challenging finale to their LV= County Championship promotion bid as they were dismissed for 272 by Surrey at New Road.

Former Worcestershire spinner Saeed Ajmal suspended by International Cricket Council over illegal bowling action

Evesham Journal: File photo dated 17/09/2010 of Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday June 3, 2013. Ajmal touched down in England as the leading wicket-taker in ODI cricket this year, taking 19 wickets at 18.63 in nine matches. See PA sto

11:36am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Ajmal finished his spell with Worcestershire with 63 wickets in nine LV= County Championship Division Two matches.

Moeen back to lift promotion chances

Evesham Journal:

9:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE embark on their final New Road match of the season against Surrey today (10.30am) as they seek to clinch promotion from LV= County Championship Division Two.

We’re in the right spot for promotion

Evesham Journal:

12:00pm Saturday 6th September 2014

ALTHOUGH our defeat at Derbyshire was disappointing, I wouldn’t want to swap positions with any other team going into our last two matches.

County's lead at the top cut to seven points

Evesham Journal:

5:57pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE’S lead at the top of Division Two of the LV County Championship was reduced to seven points after they suffered a 138-run defeat against Derbyshire at Derby.

Trio commit futures to County

Evesham Journal:

10:35am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

THE Worcestershire trio of Shaaiq Choudhry, Brett D'Oliveira and England Under 19s all-rounder Ed Barnard have all signed new contracts.

County struggle despite determined innings

Evesham Journal:

6:52pm Monday 1st September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE were indebted to a determined innings from skipper Daryl Mitchell and Tom Fell but still face an uphill battle during the final two days of the LV = County Championship clash at Derbyshire.

Heeley — City players starting to believe

Evesham Journal:

11:00am Monday 1st September 2014

WORCESTER City manager Carl Heeley reckons his players are finally beginning to believe they can be a force this season.

Moeen in England T20 squad for India clash

Evesham Journal:

6:30pm Sunday 31st August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE'S Moeen Ali has been included in the England squad for the NatWest International T20 match against India at Edgbaston on Sunday.

Morris reaches season milestone as County pursue title

Evesham Journal:

6:25pm Sunday 31st August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE paceman Charlie Morris reached 50 first-class wickets for the season after an impressive display on the opening day of the LV= County Championship clash at Derbyshire.

England under 19 ace extends his New Road contract

Evesham Journal:

10:10am Saturday 30th August 2014

ENGLAND Under 19 wicketkeeper Joe Clarke has signed a contract extension with Worcestershire until the end of the 2016 season.

Time to battle back against Derbyshire

Evesham Journal:

2:56pm Thursday 4th September 2014

FOLLOWING a two-week break, everyone is raring to go for the LV= County Championship finale.

Whiteley and Dolly called up by Worcestershire

Evesham Journal:

4:59pm Friday 29th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE director of cricket Steve Rhodes has named a 13-man squad for the LV= County Championship Division Two clash with Derbyshire at Derby starting tomorrow.

Keeper Cox says only title will do for County

Evesham Journal:

11:20am Friday 29th August 2014

WICKETKEEPER Ben Cox insists Worcestershire are focused on finishing as LV= County Championship Division Two championS and do not want to settle for being promoted as runners-up.

‘Pepsi’ signs new contract

Evesham Journal:

5:55pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE batsman Tom Kohler-Cadmore has boosted the New Road club by agreeing to extend his contract until the end of the 2016 season.

McClenaghan stays until end of the season

Evesham Journal:

9:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE have been given permission by New Zealand Cricket to extend paceman Mitchell McClenaghan’s spell at New Road through to the end of the season.

Team prepares for vital promotion bid

Evesham Journal:

1:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

IT has been a hectic schedule for Worcestershire this season and we are currently recharging our batteries ahead of the push for promotion from LV= Championship Division Two.

Andrew waiting on scan to assess his injury progress

Evesham Journal:

9:10am Friday 22nd August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE all-rounder Gareth Andrew is undergoing a spell of strengthening and conditioning work before having a scan to determine the progress he has made in recovering from his back problem.

Kiwi ace Munro happy to make a Rapid New Road return

Evesham Journal:

10:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

COLIN Munro has admitted his spell with Worcestershire was “an awesome experience” and he is keen to return for another spell at New Road should the club decide they want his services.

Cox commits future to County

Evesham Journal:

1:37pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE wicketkeeper Ben Cox has signed a new two-year contract with the LV= County Championship Division Two leaders.

Former New Road groundsman Prosser dies aged 82

Evesham Journal:

11:10am Tuesday 19th August 2014

GORDON Prosser, former head groundsman of Worcestershire County Cricket Club, has died at the age of 82.

Rhodes hands his players some much-needed time off

Evesham Journal:

10:21am Tuesday 19th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE director of cricket Steve Rhodes is to give his players time off to recharge their batteries ahead of the finale of the push to gain promotion to Division One of the LV= County Championship.

Fell agrees new County deal

Evesham Journal:

10:23am Monday 18th August 2014

TOM Fell has become the latest Worcestershire player to commit his future to the County after signing a two-year contract.

Oliver's century can't save Worcestershire from defeat

Evesham Journal:

7:53pm Sunday 17th August 2014

RICHARD Oliver scored a superb 179 but leaders Worcestershire surrendered their proud unbeaten record in the LV = County Championship as they went down by seven wickets to Gloucestershire at New Road.






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