Gloucestershire


BATSMAN George Hankins has signed a new contract with Gloucestershire. The 21-year-old, graduate of the club’s academy, has put pen to paper on a deal until the end of the 2021 season. Hankins said: “I am delighted to have extended my contract until the end of 2021. I am very excited to be part of …

GLOUCESTERSHIRE Cricket have signed right arm fast bowler and Scotland international Stuart Whittingham from Sussex on a three-year deal. The 24-year-old said: “I am really excited to have signed for Gloucestershire. I am keen to continue with the development of my game and to play here is a fantastic opportunity. “I feel like I have …

ANDREW Tye paid tribute to fellow Aussie Michael Klinger after the Gloucestershire captain had led from the front in a 30-run Vitality Blast South Group win over Glamorgan at Cheltenham. Klinger contributed 77 not out, with seven fours and three sixes to his side’s total of 197 for six after losing the toss on Friday …

CHRIS Dent wants to eliminate fear of losing from Gloucestershire’s dressing room in his first season as captain. The 27-year-old Bristol-born batsman admits to having thought long and hard before taking on the job of skipper in the Specsavers County Championship and Royal London One-Day Cup. But, with time to adjust to the idea, Dent …

GLOUCESTERSHIRE batsman Michael Klinger has announced his retirement from First Class cricket. Aussie Klinger, who joined Gloucestershire as club captain in December 2012, has been prolific in red and white-ball cricket, amassing plenty of runs in the process. Klinger was captain of the Gloucestershire side that lifted the Royal London One-Day Cup in 2015 after …

GLOUCESTERSHIRE CCC have been preparing for the new season by indulging in a spot of hot yoga. Working with local yoga business, YogaFurie, the team has been practicing hot yoga in 35+ degree heat, working on flexibility, balance, strength and control with the instruction and help of trainer Ed Wood. “YogaFurie has been a great …

Gloucestershire’s one-day captain Michael Klinger will play a reduced role in this year’s Big Bash League after his wife Cindy was diagnosed with breast cancer. Klinger revealed the shock news about his wife in an emotional open letter on the website of his BBL franchise Perth Scorchers. The 37-year-old, who played in last season’s NatWest …

Winter training has taken on a whole new meaning for Gloucestershire’s staffers as they have tried new ways of keeping fit. Strength and conditioning coach Bob Smith has had the squad belting punch bags in the boxing gym, pulling their weight in rowing boats, sweating it out in high-intensity yoga classes and charging round the …