Ross Whiteley's nine sixes blast County into T20 last eight

Dudley News:

9:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE face a trip to play Surrey at The Oval a week tomorrow after reaching their fourth quarter-final since Twenty20 cricket began in 2003.

City run rule over striker Richards against Evesham

Dudley News:

10:00am Friday 25th July 2014

STRIKER Justin Richards is set to get another chance to impress Worcester City against Evesham United tonight (7.45).

Rapids aim to book quarter-final place

Dudley News:

9:00am Friday 25th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE Rapids director of cricket Steve Rhodes has named a 13-strong squad for tonight’s crucial NatWest T20 Blast encounter with Derbyshire Falcons (5.30pm).

Victory reinforces County credentials

Dudley News:

6:02pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE took another massive step towards promotion when they defeated Gloucestershire by eight wickets with a day to spare in a LV= County Championship Division Two encounter at Cheltenham.

Worcestershire force Gloucestershire to follow on

Dudley News:

6:32pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE dominated with bat and ball after enforcing the follow-on on the second day of the LV= County Championship clash with Gloucestershire at Cheltenham.

Century number five for Mitchell

Dudley News:

6:45pm Monday 21st July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE skipper Daryl Mitchell registered his fifth century of the season on a see-saw opening day in the LV= County Championship clash with Gloucestershire at Cheltenham.

Rhodes is impressed by progress

Dudley News:

1:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

DIRECTOR of cricket Steve Rhodes has admitted that Worcestershire’s success in the LV= County Championship has exceeded his expectations.

Saeed happy to make Worcestershire return

Dudley News:

11:00am Monday 21st July 2014

SAEED Ajmal has revealed his love affair with Worcestershire and the faithful city – and his desire to play again for the County next season if international commitments permit.

Mason is buoyed by McClenaghan potential

Dudley News:

8:30am Monday 21st July 2014

BOWLING coach Matt Mason says he is excited about what Mitchell McClenaghan brings to the Worcestershire team.

County win away to lift T20 quarter-final bid

Dudley News:

10:12pm Friday 18th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE Rapids skipper Daryl Mitchell produced a stunning performance with the ball as his side overpowered Northamptonshire Steelbacks by 31 runs to take a big step towards the quarter-finals of the NatWest T20 Blast.

McClenaghan set to make his debut

Dudley News:

10:00am Friday 18th July 2014

MITCHELL McClenaghan could make his debut for Worcestershire Rapids in tonight’s NatWest T20 Blast clash at holders Northamptonshire Steelbacks (6.30pm).

County re-structure their New Road coaching set-up

Dudley News:

5:55pm Thursday 17th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE have changed their coaching set-up after the recent death of assistant coach-academy director Damian D’Oliveira.

Saeed signs off with Worcestershire victory

Dudley News:

6:43pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

LEADERS Worcestershire gave Saeed Ajmal a winning send-off as they overpowered Leicestershire by 204 runs at New Road in a major step towards securing promotion in the LV=County Championship.

Kohler-Cadmore makes 99 as County take control

Dudley News:

7:04pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE claimed two early wickets after setting Leicestershire 458 for victory in the LV= County Championship match at New Road after Tom Kohler-Cadmore fell one run short of his maiden first class century.

Leicestershire hit back after trailing Worcestershire on first innings

Dudley News:

10:38am Tuesday 15th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE fought back and claimed eight wickets for 86 runs to earn a first innings lead of 41 on the second day of the LV= County Championship clash with Leicestershire at New Road.

Rhodes praises Leach’s peachy contribution

Dudley News:

2:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE director of cricket Steve Rhodes has praised the contribution and improvement with the ball of all-rounder Joe Leach this season.

Price is right behind team’s fine start but wants a Blast

Dudley News:

12:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

NEW Road chairman Martyn Price has praised the “magnificent” form of the team during the first three months of the season.

Daryl Mitchell reaches season milestone

Dudley News:

6:29pm Sunday 13th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE skipper Daryl Mitchell completed 1,000 LV= Championship runs for the season before Leicestershire fought back strongly on the opening day at New Road.

Rapids beaten in derby clash

Dudley News:

9:40pm Friday 11th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE Rapids suffered a second successive defeat in the NatWest T20 Blast as Birmingham Bears pulled off a five-wicket win with four balls to spare in the derby clash at Edgbaston.

Crisis club Hereford in county cup delay

Dudley News:

12:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

UNCERTAINTY continues to surround crisis club Hereford United after their Herefordshire FA Senior Cup final against Westfields was called off.

County target rapid response to defeat

Dudley News:

9:30am Friday 11th July 2014

SKIPPER Daryl Mitchell is looking for Worcestershire Rapids to react in positive fashion to the home reversal against Lancashire Lightning in tonight’s NatWest T20 Blast derby with Birmingham Bears at Edgbaston (6.30pm).

Moeen relishing his battle with Indians

Dudley News:

9:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

MOEEN Ali is relishing the challenge of coming up against Virat Kohli and India’s other batsmen in the five-match Investec Test series which starts at Trent Bridge today.

Neale helps Moeen stay in New Road touch

Dudley News:

8:00am Tuesday 8th July 2014

MOEEN Ali is relishing being part of the England set-up but that does not stop him keeping in regular touch about the fortunes of Worcestershire – sometimes with the help of former captain Phil Neale.

D’Oliveira’s death hits squad hard, but his legacy lives on

Dudley News:

2:00pm Monday 7th July 2014

BOWLING coach Matt Mason believes the presence of Brett D’Oliveira at New Road helped to lift the spirits of the Worcestershire squad after the death of his father and academy director Damian D’Oliveira.

County hopeful that Saeed will return in 2015

Dudley News:

10:00am Monday 7th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE will do all they can to bring spin bowling magician Saeed Ajmal back to New Road for the 2015 campaign.

Lightning strike to end Rapids' record

Dudley News:

7:14pm Sunday 6th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE Rapids’ eight-game unbeaten run in the NatWest T20 Blast came to an end when Lancashire Lightning – featuring England hero Andrew Flintoff – won by 50 runs in the North Group top-of-the-table clash at New Road.

County tackle Flintoff factor

Dudley News:

8:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

ANDREW Flintoff is poised to feature against Worcestershire Rapids in tomorrow’s NatWest T20 Blast top-of-the-table clash with Lancashire Lightning at New Road (2.30pm).

Eight-game unbeaten aim for rampant Rapids

Dudley News:

6:00am Friday 4th July 2014

UPDATE: The Worcestershire Rapids and Yorkshire Vikings game was abandoned without a ball being bowled.

Rhodes — Winning players did it for Dolly

Dudley News:

6:00am Thursday 3rd July 2014

STEVE Rhodes revealed his Worcestershire players were determined to win the Glamorgan clash in honour of late academy director Damian D’Oliveira.

County back on top of the championship table

Dudley News:

6:59pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE moved back to the top of LV= County Championship Division Two after Saeed Ajmal and Charlie Morris demolished Glamorgan to secure a 249-run win at New Road.

Worcester race results

Dudley News:

7:56pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

WORCESTER’S Pitchcroft Racecourse staged a feast of National Hunt action today with eight races on the card.

Moeen Ali keeps England Test squad place

Dudley News:

7:09pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

MOEEN Ali has retained his place in the England squad for the opening Investec Test against India at Trent Bridge, which begins next Wednesday.

County leave Glamorgan with mountain to climb

Dudley News: Pupils set for Worcestershire summer school games

7:34pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE set a 355-run target after rapid half -centuries from Richard Oliver and Moeen Ali on the third day of the LV= County Championship clash with Glamorgan at New Road.

D’Oliveira legacy to live on at County

Dudley News: D’Oliveira legacy to live on at County

8:00am Tuesday 1st July 2014

DAMIAN D’Oliveira’s legacy at New Road will provide benefits for Worcestershire for years to come, according to chief executive David Leatherdale.

County gain control of championship clash

Dudley News: Pupils set for Worcestershire summer school games

7:47pm Monday 30th June 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE gained the upper hand after claiming four wickets in the post-tea session on the second day of the LV= County Championship match with Glamorgan at New Road.

Leach aims to be more consistent

Dudley News: Pupils set for Worcestershire summer school games

12:00pm Monday 30th June 2014

ALL-rounder Joe Leach admits he is relishing being back in Worcestershire’s LV= County Championship side and determined to produce the consistency which he feels a lack of cost him a spot in the first place.

Andrew could be fit to bowl again in August

Dudley News: GARETH ANDREW: Injury blow.

6:00am Monday 30th June 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE are optimistic paceman Gareth Andrew will make a complete recovery from his current back problem and are also hopeful he may even be able to resume bowling by the end of the current campaign.

Ton-up Fell lifts County

Dudley News: Pupils set for Worcestershire summer school games

8:34pm Sunday 29th June 2014

TOM Fell continued his fine form with a second successive century to spearhead a Worcestershire recovery on the opening day of the LV = County Championship match with Glamorgan at New Road.

There will be no let-up, says County skipper

Dudley News: DARYL MITCHELL: Golf success.

10:00am Saturday 28th June 2014

SKIPPER Daryl Mitchell has challenged the Worcestershire squad to maintain the standards set during the first half of the season when they return to LV= County Championship action against Glamorgan at New Road tomorrow (11am).

Moeen misses out on County T20 test

Dudley News: GARETH ANDREW: Injury blow.

9:00am Friday 27th June 2014

MAN-of-the-moment Moeen Ali has been told he cannot play NatWest T20 Blast cricket for Worcestershire by the England and Wales Cricket Board.

First washout for T20 North leaders Worcestershire

Dudley News: Pupils set for Worcestershire summer school games

7:49pm Friday 27th June 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE suffered their first washout in the NatWest T20 Blast North Group this season when their meeting with Nottinghamshire fell victim to a thunderstorm at New Road.

Moeen shows his Test class

Dudley News: Moeen's grand hope may come up short

10:00am Thursday 26th June 2014

ENGLAND captain Alastair Cook believes Worcestershire star Moeen Ali has all the right credentials for a long and successful Test career.

Barnard ready to make his debut

Dudley News: Andrew's haul puts Worcestershire in command

10:00am Tuesday 24th June 2014

ENGLAND Under 19 batsman Ed Barnard is set to make his first appearance of the summer for Worcestershire in the four-day Second XI friendly with Warwickshire at Barnt Green starting today.

Fell hopes century is the first of many more

Dudley News: Pupils set for Worcestershire summer school games

11:00am Monday 23rd June 2014

TOM Fell is hoping there will be more centuries to follow after scoring his first for Worcestershire in the LV= County Championship Division Two clash with Leicestershire at Grace Road.

Magician Saeed moves up to top of the pile

Dudley News: Andrew's haul puts Worcestershire in command

9:00am Monday 23rd June 2014

SAEED Ajmal is the leading wicket-taker in the country after the completion of the latest round of matches in the LV= County Championship.

County’s triumph amazes Rhodes

Dudley News: Andrew's haul puts Worcestershire in command

6:26pm Sunday 22nd June 2014

DIRECTOR of cricket Steve Rhodes admitted he was “astounded” by the way Worcestershire Rapids “dismantled” Birmingham Bears to win the NatWest T20 Blast derby at New Road by eight wickets.

Rapids romp to derby triumph

Dudley News: DARYL MITCHELL

8:28pm Friday 20th June 2014

WITH a combined winning streak of nine games between Worcestershire Rapids and Birmingham Bears going into this NatWest T20 Blast derby, something had to give.

Worcs target derby success over Bears

Dudley News: Andrew's haul puts Worcestershire in command

2:07pm Friday 20th June 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE will be gunning for a derby-day victory over Birmingham Bears in tonight’s sold-out NatWest T20 Blast clash at New Road to further underline their qualification credentials.

Morris turns tables with record figures

Dudley News: Andrew's haul puts Worcestershire in command

6:34pm Monday 16th June 2014

CHARLIE Morris returned his career best figures for Worcestershire to lead a second day fightback against Leicestershire in the LV= County Championship clash at Grace Road.

Cox’s ‘sheer joy’ after maiden century score

Dudley News: Pupils set for Worcestershire summer school games

2:00pm Monday 16th June 2014

BEN Cox has revealed the “sheer joy and relief” he felt after scoring his maiden First-Class century for Worcestershire in the LV = County Championship clash with Hampshire at New Road.



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