Monthly Archive:: December 2007
THE Middlesex Cricket Board cricket development officer Graeme West has been appointed Middlesex’s new Academy director, to take over from Toby Radford after his recent promotion to first team coach. West has worked for the Middlesex Board
ESSEX have exchanged contracts with development partners MCD Developments and Chelmsford Borough Council to clear the way for a planning application to be made early in the new year for the redevelopment of The Ford County Ground
THE Sri Lanka veteran Sanath Jayasuriya has been signed by Warwickshire to play in next summer’s Twenty20 Cup, one of Ashley Giles’ first signings as the new coach. Jayasuriya, 38, though retiring from Test cricket this month,
DAVID Smith, the former Warwickshire player, has been appointed Leicestershire chief executive, replacing Paul Maylard-Mason in January. Smith has been chairman of the Leicestershire and Rutland Cricket Board. The county’s chairman Neil Davidson said: “David brings a
Club cricket A VILLAGE club near Middlesbrough has been left reeling after a huge hole was cut in the netting of their new £18,000 practice facility. The Evening Gazette reported that Les Baker, chairman of Wolviston CC,
THE Australia fast bowler Brett Lee is to star in a Bollywood film with a cricket theme, titled Victory . Producer Vivek Aggarwal and director Ajit Pal have planned some of the shooting in Australia, starting January.
Club cricket PLYMOUTH CC are fighting a City Council eviction order from Peverell Park, their home for more than 80 years. The club intend to fight the eviction order through the courts and need £20,000 for costs.
ENGLAND are now 16/1 rank outsiders to turn the three-Test series around after their defeat by Sri Lanka in Kandy, according to Ladbrokes. Michael Vaughan’s men went down by 88 runs with only 25 minutes of play
MIDDLESEX have raised the number of Twenty20 matches at Lord’s to three for the first time, including another floodlit game, this time against Somerset on Aug 4. The other Twenty20 venues are Richmond and Uxbridge.
A FORMER Calcutta University player killed herself in West Bengal, apparently depressed by her lack of progress in making the grade at senior level in India. It was reported that Jhuma Sarkar, 23, a regular in her